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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
325 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022

Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
325 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon
and evening over central and eastern Minnesota into western
Wisconsin. A few of these storms could be strong to severe. Large
hail (in excess of 1 inch in diameter) and damaging wind gusts
are the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible late Thursday afternoon
through Thursday evening across the entire coverage area. Some of
these storms will likely be severe. All convective threats will be
possible: large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a few tornadoes.


SKYWARN spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and
evening, and again Thursday afternoon and evening.



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1041 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

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

  Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota,
  Washington, Pierce and Goodhue Counties.

  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County.

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

  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.

  Sauk River at St. Cloud affecting Stearns County.

  South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County.

  Mississippi River at St. Cloud affecting Sherburne, Stearns and
  Wright Counties.

  Rum River near St. Francis affecting Anoka County.


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.


1041 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022


* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2.

* WHEN...From Thursday morning until further notice.

  - At 930 AM CDT Wednesday, the stage was 14.7 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
    tomorrow morning and continue rising to a crest of 15.8 feet
    Saturday evening.
  - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    15.9 feet on 07/18/2016.


LAT...LON 4479 9288 4476 9285 4476 9281 4470 9270
      4465 9273 4468 9277 4470 9277 4472 9281
      4473 9284 4476 9291


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