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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 5:03 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2014


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 470 remains in effect until 700 am CDT
for the following locations


MN
. Minnesota counties included are

Blue Earth Brown Carver
Chippewa Douglas Faribault
Freeborn Kandiyohi Lac Qui Parle
Le Sueur McLeod Martin
Meeker Nicollet Pope
Redwood Renville Sherburne
Sibley Stearns Stevens
swift Waseca Watonwan
Wright Yellow Medicine



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:33 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 10 am CDT this morning...

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

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Minnesota and west central
Wisconsin... including the following areas... in Minnesota...
Anoka... Blue Earth... Carver... Chippewa... Dakota... Douglas...
Goodhue... Hennepin... Kandiyohi... Le Sueur... McLeod... Meeker...
Nicollet... Pope... Ramsey... Renville... Rice... Scott...
Sherburne... Sibley... Stearns... Steele... Stevens... swift...
Waseca... Washington and Wright. In west central Wisconsin...
Pierce and St. Croix.

* Until 10 am CDT this morning.

* Numerous thunderstorms producing torrential rain will track over
some of the same areas repeatedly early this morning. Widespread
rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are forecast... with as much as
3 to 6 inches falling in localized areas.

* Driving at night during flash flood situation is extremely
dangerous as drivers may underestimate the depth of the water
or may come across areas prone to washouts.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report
Kansas - Heat Advisory
Kentucky - Heat Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
South Carolina - Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Flash Flood Watch
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement
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