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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:42 PM CDT on August 16, 2017

Expires 8:45 AM EDT on August 17, 2017


The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
eastern Lac Qui Parle County in west central Minnesota...
Chippewa County in west central Minnesota...
central Redwood County in southwestern Minnesota...
Yellow Medicine County in west central Minnesota...
Swift County in west central Minnesota...
western Kandiyohi County in central Minnesota...
western Renville County in central Minnesota...

* until 745 am CDT Thursday

* at 1039 PM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
cause lowland flooding. Two to five inches of rain have have
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Willmar, Montevideo, Redwood Falls, Benson, Granite Falls, Olivia,
Madison, Dawson, Appleton, Clara City, Renville and Clarkfield.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area through the early morning hours of Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 4518 9609 4541 9576 4541 9504 4439 9496
      4441 9556 4449 9560 4462 9561 4463 9563
      4465 9624 4501 9626


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:49 PM CDT on August 16, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on August 17, 2017


... Flood Watch in effect through Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Minnesota, east central
Minnesota, southwest Minnesota, and west central Minnesota,
including the following areas, in central Minnesota, Benton,
Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Morrison, Renville, Sherburne,
Stearns, Todd, and Wright. In east central Minnesota, Mille
Lacs. In southwest Minnesota, Redwood. In west central
Minnesota, Chippewa, Douglas, Lac Qui Parle, Pope, Stevens,
swift, and Yellow Medicine.

* Through Thursday morning

* heavy rain overnight could lead to flooding.

* Low lying areas and small creeks and streams will be most
susceptible to flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:49 PM CDT on August 16, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on August 17, 2017


... Flood Watch in effect through Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Minnesota, east central
Minnesota, southwest Minnesota, and west central Minnesota,
including the following areas, in central Minnesota, Benton,
Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Morrison, Renville, Sherburne,
Stearns, Todd, and Wright. In east central Minnesota, Mille
Lacs. In southwest Minnesota, Redwood. In west central
Minnesota, Chippewa, Douglas, Lac Qui Parle, Pope, Stevens,
swift, and Yellow Medicine.

* Through Thursday morning

* heavy rain overnight could lead to flooding.

* Low lying areas and small creeks and streams will be most
susceptible to flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Jrb


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