698  
WGUS43 KDLH 122101  
FLWDLH  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
401 PM CDT THU JUL 12 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MINNESOTA...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN AND CROW WING COUNTIES  
 
.HEAVY RAINFALL EARLIER THIS MORNING WILL LEAD TO RISING WATER  
ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, INCLUDING AT AITKIN. THE RIVER IS  
EXPECTED TO CREST SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE FALLING BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES...  
 
FOR THE MOST RECENT RIVER INFORMATION GO TO OUR WEB PAGE AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DLH  
AND VISIT THE AHPS/RIVER INFORMATION SECTION FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. DON'T DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 

 
 
MNC001-035-132101-  
/O.NEW.KDLH.FL.W.0003.180713T0600Z-180718T1200Z/  
/ATKM5.1.ER.180713T0600Z.180715T1200Z.180718T0000Z.NO/  
401 PM CDT THU JUL 12 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 3:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 14.0 FEET BY SUNDAY MORNING.THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 15.0 FEET...A FEW HOMES BECOME SURROUNDED BY WATER IN THE  
CEDARBROOK NEIGHBORHOOD NEAR EAGLE RD. THE AITKIN CITY PARK BECOMES  
FLOODED..  
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 16.0 FEET ON APR 24 1982.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415  
4665 9370  
 

 
 
BJH  
 
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