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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
815 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Minnesota River At Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties
  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott
  Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota...Washington
  and Pierce Counties
...The flood warning continues for the following river in
  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle
  and Yellow Medicine Counties

.Overview...Area rivers continue to fall. We are watching a system
for this weekend that has the potential to affect the area. The
biggest effects from this system should be felt in our southern and
eastern areas where up to half an inch of precipitation could fall.
There is still some uncertainty with precipitation type and location
with this system.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station
for the latest information concerning this flood event.


815 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

...Flood Warning now expected to end Wednesday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Savage.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 704.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday evening.
* Impact...At 705.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact the park road
  at Fort Snelling State Park.
* Impact...At 702.0 feet...Barge loading stops at Port Cargill, and
  other flood prevention measures are begun. Water begins to impact
  Black Dog Road in Burnsville.
* Impact...At 700.0 feet...Flood waters begin to cover trails at Fort
  Snelling State Park as well as low parts on the Bloomington Ferry
  Bridge trail just east of US 169.


LAT...LON 4482 9359 4485 9332 4494 9318 4481 9314 4473 9342 4475 9354


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