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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
941 PM CDT Thu May 19 2022

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Carver, Scott and
  Hennepin Counties.

  Rum River near St. Francis affecting Anoka County.

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota
and Wisconsin...

  Sauk River at St. Cloud affecting Stearns County.

  Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota,
  Washington, Pierce and Goodhue Counties.

  Minnesota River At New Ulm affecting Brown, Blue Earth and
  Nicollet Counties.

  Minnesota River At Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties.

  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Lac qui Parle, Chippewa
  and Yellow Medicine Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

MNC145-201745-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-220526T1800Z/
/STCM5.1.ER.220513T1515Z.220516T1515Z.220525T1800Z.NO/
941 PM CDT Thu May 19 2022

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Sauk River at St. Cloud.

* WHEN...Until early Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 6.0 feet, Very low roadways may be impacted from
  Richmond to St. Cloud; water reaching foundations of a few homes.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 915 PM CDT Thursday, the stage was 6.9 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    early Wednesday afternoon and continue falling to 5.8 feet
    Thursday evening.
  - Flood stage is 6.0 feet.


&&

LAT...LON 4558 9422 4556 9419 4554 9425 4553 9429
      4549 9431 4547 9432 4545 9435 4545 9440
      4544 9442 4547 9443 4548 9439 4548 9435
      4552 9433 4555 9430

$$



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