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WGUS43 KMPX 190153  
FLWMPX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
853 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MINNESOTA...  
 
REDWOOD RIVER NEAR REDWOOD FALLS AFFECTING REDWOOD COUNTY  
 
.THIS RIVER FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED PRECIPITATION OF 9.50 INCHES  
ON AUGUST 16 THROUGH AUGUST 17. IN ADDITION, THE AREA RECEIVED UP TO  
2.5 INCHES TODAY, AUGUST 18. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL  
MONITOR THIS DEVELOPING SITUATION AND ISSUE FOLLOWUP STATEMENTS AS  
CONDITIONS OR FORECASTS CHANGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN.  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL RADIO OR TV STATION  
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS FLOOD EVENT.  
 

 
 
MNC127-200753-  
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/RWDM5.1.ER.170820T0000Z.170820T2100Z.170822T0600Z.NO/  
853 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE REDWOOD RIVER NEAR REDWOOD FALLS.  
* FROM SATURDAY EVENING TO TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 7:30 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EVENING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 6.3 FEET ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...LOW LYING AREAS, MAINLY FARMLAND, AND SOME  
ROADS ALONG THE RIVER BEGIN TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4458 9514 4453 9505 4444 9539 4451 9546  
 

 
AMK  
 
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