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FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
851 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2024  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MINNESOTA...  
 
PRAIRIE RIVER NEAR TACONITE AFFECTING CENTRAL ITASCA COUNTY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.  
 
REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW  
ENFORCEMENT AND TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY. FLOODING CAN BE REPORTED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE AT 1-800-685-8612.  
 
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT RIVER FLOODING IS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED MONDAY AFTERNOON AT 400 PM CDT.  
 

 
 
MNC061-242100-  
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/TACM5.1.ER.240623T1430Z.240624T1200Z.240626T0600Z.NO/  
851 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2024  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
 
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND REMAINS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...PRAIRIE RIVER NEAR TACONITE.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 10.0 FEET, COUNTY ROAD 352 NEAR LAWRENCE LAKE BOAT  
RAMP BECOMES INUNDATED. FLOOD WATERS CROSS COUNTY ROAD 319 NEAR  
CROOKED LAKE.  
AT 11.0 FEET, WATER LEVEL NEARS CABIN ON LOWER LAWRENCE LAKE.  
SEVERAL AREA COUNTY ROADS BECOME INUNDATED.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 8:45 PM CDT SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.1 FEET.  
- BANKFULL STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
- RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS  
ENDING AT 8:45 PM CDT SUNDAY WAS 10.1 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO A CREST OF 10.2  
FEET MONDAY MORNING AND REMAIN STEADY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.  
IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
- FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF  
10.1 FEET ON 05/02/1970.  
- FLOOD SAFETY INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7 PM CDT)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME MON TUE WED  
 
PRAIRIE RIVER  
TACONITE 10.0 10.1 SUN 8 PM CDT 10.2 10.0 9.7  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4748 9337 4746 9331 4739 9337 4739 9341  
 

 
 
NLY  
 
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