Watches, Warnings & Advisories



One product issued by NWS for: Minneapolis MN

Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
812 PM CDT Mon Jul 15 2024

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

  Minnesota River at Morton affecting Renville and Redwood Counties.

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

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

.Recent rainfall has lead to increases on the Minnesota River. With
a dry forecast for the rest of the week no rises past minor flooding
is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

MNC019-037-053-139-161615-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-240717T1200Z/
/SAVM5.3.ER.000000T0000Z.240629T0800Z.240716T1800Z.NO/
812 PM CDT Mon Jul 15 2024

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING...

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

* WHERE...Minnesota River at Savage.

* WHEN...Until Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 702.0 feet, Barge loading affected at Port Cargill,
  and other flood prevention measures are begun. Water begins to
  impact Black Dog Road in Burnsville.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 700 PM CDT Monday, the stage was 702.5 feet.
  - The river is continuing to fall.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    tomorrow afternoon and continue falling to 697.8 feet Monday,
    July 22.
  - Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    702.5 feet on 06/13/1991.

&&

LAT...LON 4481 9358 4482 9352 4482 9343 4480 9337
      4479 9334 4480 9330 4482 9326 4486 9321
      4490 9319 4489 9318 4489 9314 4488 9316
      4483 9319 4477 9330 4477 9338 4479 9353
      4478 9356

$$

Dunleavy