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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
242 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...EXCESSIVE RAINFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT...

.A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for tonight for areas from
the Twin Cities, south and east of a line from Mankato, to Blue
Earth in Minnesota, and areas south of New Richmond to Elk Mound
in Wisconsin.

Recent heavy rainfall has led to very moist soil conditions, and
elevated streams and creeks across portions of east central, and
south central Minnesota, as well as portions of west central
Wisconsin. Thunderstorms are expected to become more widespread
this evening across southern Minnesota, and into west central
Wisconsin. The combination of deep moisture, high rainfall rates,
and the antecedent conditions, will lead to rapid runoff. The
rapid runoff could lead to flash flooding, especially in flood
prone areas.

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Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Carver-Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-
Rice-Goodhue-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Faribault-Freeborn-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-
Including the cities of Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater,
Chaska, Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing,
Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Blue Earth, Albert Lea, Hudson,
River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, and Durand
242 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Minnesota and west central Wisconsin, including
  the following areas, in Minnesota, Anoka, Blue Earth, Carver,
  Dakota, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Le Sueur,
  Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Steele, Waseca, and Washington. In west
  central Wisconsin, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, and St. Croix.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

* Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall. 1 to 3 inches of rain
  expected, with localized higher amounts possible.

* Flash flooding is possible along area streams, as well as in
  urban and low-lying areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
332 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...Heavy Rainfall Possible in Northern Iowa Tonight...

.Thunderstorms are again possible in north central to northeast
Iowa tonight, though there remains some uncertainty in the
forecast. Ample moisture will be available for any storms that
develop with the potential for heavy rainfall tonight.

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Winnebago-Worth-Cerro Gordo-Butler-Bremer-Black Hawk-
Including the cities of Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood,
Manly, Mason City, Clear Lake, Parkersburg, Clarksville,
Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly,
Waterloo, and Cedar Falls
332 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of north central Iowa and northeast Iowa, including
  the following areas, in north central Iowa, Butler, Cerro
  Gordo, Winnebago, and Worth. In northeast Iowa, Black Hawk and
  Bremer.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

* Locally heavy rainfall possible with up to 1 to 3 inches of
  rainfall. Rainfall rates could approach 2 inches per hour.

* Flash flooding is most likely in urban and poor drainage
  areas. Flash flooding is also possible near small streams and
  due to overland flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

REV

Flood Watch
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
251 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Tonight...

.Thunderstorms are expected to increase this evening with
potential for 2 to 4 inches of rain, possibly higher in localized
areas. The area of heaviest rain may change so be sure to monitor
forecasts closely. Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy
rain develops. Also, be alert for possible rock and mudslides in
steep terrain areas.

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Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Clayton-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-
Buffalo-Trempealeau-La Crosse-Monroe-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-
Grant-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon,
Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Elkader, Wabasha,
Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Caledonia,
Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, La Crosse, Sparta, Tomah, Viroqua,
Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville
251 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and portions of
  southwest and west central Wisconsin.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

* Thunderstorms could produce repeated rounds of heavy rainfall
  tonight. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible with
  localized higher amounts.

* Be prepared for rapidly rising water levels and possible
  flooding if you are near a river, stream, or low lying area.
  Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops. Rock
  and mudslides are possible in steep terrain areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

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