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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:55 AM CDT on September 24, 2016

Expires 9:00 AM EDT on September 25, 2016


The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Minnesota river at Henderson.
* From late Sunday night to Wednesday evening.
* At 8:30 am Saturday the stage was 730.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 732.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 732.2 feet by Monday afternoon.The
river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 732.0 feet... water begins impacting residences and
agricultural buildings north and south of Henderson.


Lat... Lon 4446 9399 4446 9388 4460 9379 4466 9382 4461 9393

Carlyon



725 am CDT Sat Sep 24 2016

The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Steele County in south central Minnesota...
southeastern Dakota County in east central Minnesota...
Rice County in south central Minnesota...
southwestern Goodhue County in southeastern Minnesota...
northeastern Waseca County in south central Minnesota...
southeastern Le Sueur County in south central Minnesota...

* until 800 am CDT Sunday

* at 715 am CDT... flooding continued on The Straight and Cannon
rivers and their tributaries. The Straight river crested late
Thursday night in Owatonna... and during the day on Friday in
Faribault. The Cannon river is very slowly rising in Northfield...
is currently at 900.8 feet... and should crest today. The Cannon
river continues to slowly rise in Morristown... is currently at
15.3 feet... and should crest later today. The Cannon river at
Cannon Falls is very slowly rising... is currently at 17 feet...
and is expected to crest today.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Owatonna... Faribault... Northfield... Waseca... Cannon Falls...
Waterville... Kenyon... Dundas... Medford... Stanton...
Morristown and Elysian.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 4402 9343 4418 9366 4435 9373 4452 9322
      4455 9279 4419 9300 4419 9305 4412 9305
      4392 9325




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:36 PM CDT on September 24, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 25, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 9 PM CDT this evening through
Sunday morning...

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

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of south central Minnesota...
including the following areas... Blue Earth... Faribault...
Freeborn... Le Sueur... Rice... Steele and Waseca.

* From 9 PM CDT this evening through Sunday morning.

* Rainfall amounts of 1/2 to 1 inch are likely... with higher
amounts possible in thunderstorms.

* The rain may come in a short period of time. Since the ground is
already saturated and flooding is ongoing in many areas...
additional rain may delay recovery or slightly exacerbate
flooding. Flash flooding is possible on streams and 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.





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