338  
WGUS43 KMPX 091437  
FLWMPX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
937 AM CDT MON OCT 9 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MINNESOTA...  
 
MINNESOTA RIVER AT MONTEVIDEO AFFECTING CHIPPEWA...LAC QUI PARLE  
AND YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTIES  
CROW RIVER AT ROCKFORD AFFECTING HENNEPIN AND WRIGHT COUNTIES  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MINNESOTA...  
SOUTH FORK CROW RIVER AT DELANO AFFECTING WRIGHT COUNTY  
.THIS RIVER FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED RAIN THAT FELL ACROSS THE BASIN  
FROM LAST WEEKEND THROUGH THIS WEEKEND, AND ALSO FORECAST RAINFALL IN THE  
NEXT 48 HOURS. HEAVY RAINS COULD CAUSE RIVER LEVELS TO RISE EVEN HIGHER THAN PREDICTED 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.  
 

 
 
MNC171-102037-  
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0012.171010T0200Z-171015T1800Z/  
/DELM5.2.ER.171010T0200Z.171011T1200Z.171015T0000Z.NO/  
937 AM CDT MON OCT 9 2017  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SOUTH FORK CROW RIVER AT DELANO.  
* FROM THIS EVENING TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 8:30 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE  
TO NEAR 17.6 FEET BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.4 FEET...THE SOUTHWEST PART OF DELANO BEGINS TO  
EXPERIENCE FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4510 9380 4507 9370 4498 9377 4498 9390  
 

 
 
MNC023-073-173-102037-  
/O.NEW.KMPX.FL.W.0013.171010T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MVOM5.1.ER.171010T0000Z.171011T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
937 AM CDT MON OCT 9 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MINNESOTA RIVER AT MONTEVIDEO.  
* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 9:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 14.5 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...LOW LYING AREAS AND SOME ROADS ALONG THE  
RIVER BEGIN FLOODING, ALONG WITH SOME BASEMENTS OF HOUSES ALONG THE  
RIVER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4503 9578 4492 9562 4486 9570 4497 9587  
 

 
 
MNC053-171-102037-  
/O.NEW.KMPX.FL.W.0014.171010T1800Z-171016T0600Z/  
/RKFM5.1.ER.171010T1800Z.171012T0600Z.171015T1200Z.NO/  
937 AM CDT MON OCT 9 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CROW RIVER AT ROCKFORD.  
* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO MONDAY OCTOBER 16.  
* AT 9:15 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.2 FEET BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.THE  
RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...LOW LYING AREAS AND SOME ROADS ALONG THE  
RIVER BEGIN TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4510 9380 4523 9367 4525 9357 4521 9353 4507 9370  
 

 
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