991  
WGUS43 KDLH 241626  
FLWDLH  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
1126 AM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MINNESOTA...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR FORT RIPLEY AFFECTING CROW WING AND MORRISON  
COUNTIES  
 
.RECENT WARM TEMPERATURES HAVE GENERATED STRONG RISES FROM SNOW MELT  
RUNOFF. WHILE ONLY MINOR IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED BE AWARE OF THAT HIGH  
WATER ON THE MISSISSIPPI AT FORT RIPLEY ARE EXPECTED INTO 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.  
 

 
 
MNC035-097-251626-  
/O.NEW.KDLH.FL.W.0001.180426T1200Z-000000T0000Z/  
/FTRM5.1.SM.180426T1200Z.180429T0000Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
1126 AM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR FORT RIPLEY.  
* FROM THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 10.5 FEET BY SATURDAY EVENING.  
* AT 11.0 FEET...THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF RURAL AREAS NEAR  
FORT RIPLEY..  
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.2 FEET ON MAY 18 1999.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4644 9420 4630 9420 4617 9423 4616 9440  
4626 9442  
 

 
 
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