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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
817 PM CDT Mon May 23 2022

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

  Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Carver, Scott and Sibley
  Counties.

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

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

.Recent dry weather has lead to cresting or falling river levels.
With all rivers expected to be past crest before the next chance of
rainfall Tuesday night into Wednesday, continued improvement is
expected.

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.

&&

MNC019-037-053-139-241630-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-220528T0900Z/
/SAVM5.1.ER.220520T0105Z.220524T0045Z.220527T1500Z.NO/
817 PM CDT Mon May 23 2022

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

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

* WHERE...Minnesota River at Savage.

* WHEN...Until early Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 800 PM CDT Monday, the stage was 703.3 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 800 PM CDT Monday was 703.3 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    late Friday morning and continue falling to 699.6 feet Monday
    morning.
  - Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    703.4 feet on 06/29/2011.

&&

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

$$



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