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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
423 AM CDT Fri Apr 27 2018

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423 AM CDT Fri Apr 27 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Minnesota...east central Minnesota...south central Minnesota...
southwest Minnesota and west central Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty northwest winds and low afternoon humidities will lead to
elevated fire weather conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is a chance for thunderstorms Sunday night through Tuesday
evening. Some storms could be severe Tuesday.

Minor river flooding continues along the Minnesota River and its
tributaries. These elevated flows will bring the Mississippi
River into flood stage this weekend.


SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
908 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

  South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
  Mississippi River at St. Paul affecting Dakota...Ramsey and
  Washington Counties
  Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota...Washington
  and Pierce Counties
  Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties
  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County
  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle
  and Yellow Medicine Counties
  Minnesota River at Henderson MN19 affecting Le Sueur...Scott and
  Sibley Counties
  Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Carver and Scott Counties
  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott



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.


908 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.7 feet by
  Saturday evening then begin falling.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Storm sewers may need to be plugged to
  prevent water from backing up into streets.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
  river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the


LAT...LON 4503 9578 4492 9562 4486 9570 4497 9587


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