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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
354 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

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354 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Any thunderstorms that develop through tonight are capable of
producing very heavy rainfall, gusty winds and small hail.
Severe weather is not expected.

River flooding will continue along the Minnesota River and its

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will occur across the region
Monday and Tuesday. Severe weather potential is low at this time.

River flooding will continue along the Minnesota River and its
tributaries through next week.

The heat and humidity will begin to build late next week. This
will come with an increasing threat for thunderstorms, possibly
severe, and heavy rainfall.


SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
931 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

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

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Minnesota River at Mankato affecting Blue Earth and Nicollet
  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
  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

The Cottonwood River at New Ulm has crested, but the Minnesota
River continues to rise. Some rain has been falling across southwest
and south central Minnesota this morning, and more rain is
possible later today. Heavy rain is possible Monday and Tuesday.
This may lead to additional rises in the river levels. Crests at
Mankato, Henderson and Jordan are somewhat uncertain, and could
crest within a range of one foot above or below the current forecast.


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.


931 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Savage.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 AM Sunday the stage was 703.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 707.0 feet by
  Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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 4484 9348 4484 9330 4491 9322 4482 9312 4473 9342


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