704  
WGUS43 KMPX 151444  
FLWMPX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
944 AM CDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
 
...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  
 
.THIS RIVER FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED PRECIPITATION OF THREE TO  
FOUR INCHES OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS. 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.  
 

 
 
MNC023-073-173-162044-  
/O.NEW.KMPX.FL.W.0086.190917T2024Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MVOM5.1.ER.190917T2024Z.190919T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
944 AM CDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MINNESOTA RIVER AT MONTEVIDEO.  
* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 9:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 15.5 FEET BY THURSDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...STORM SEWERS MAY NEED TO BE PLUGGED TO  
PREVENT WATER FROM BACKING UP INTO STREETS.  
 

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

 
CEO  
 
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