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WGUS83 KMPX 190106  
FLSMPX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
806 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MINNESOTA...  
 
COTTONWOOD RIVER AT NEW ULM AFFECTING BROWN COUNTY  
COTTONWOOD RIVER ABOVE SPRINGFIELD AFFECTING BROWN COUNTY  
MINNESOTA RIVER AT MONTEVIDEO AFFECTING CHIPPEWA...LAC QUI PARLE AND  
YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTIES  
REDWOOD RIVER NEAR REDWOOD FALLS AFFECTING REDWOOD COUNTY  
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MINNESOTA..  
MINNESOTA RIVER AT MORTON AFFECTING RENVILLE COUNTY  
SOUTH FORK CROW RIVER BELOW MAYER AFFECTING CARVER COUNTY  
   
OVERVIEW
 
THE END OF THIS WEEK IS FORECAST TO BE RATHER ACTIVE AS  
MULTIPLE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS EXIST AFTER THURSDAY. WHERE  
THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR WILL GREATLY AFFECT PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AND  
WHICH AREA RIVERS ARE AFFECTED. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE  
FORECAST FOR ANY CHANGES.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
MNC015-200705-  
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0084.000000T0000Z-190920T1200Z/  
/NWUM5.2.ER.000000T0000Z.190915T0700Z.190919T1800Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING NOW EXPECTED TO END FRIDAY MORNING
 
THE FLOOD  
WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE COTTONWOOD RIVER AT NEW ULM.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.  
* AT 7:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...FLOOD WATERS BEGIN TO IMPACT LOW LYING  
AREAS...AND SOME ROADS ALONG THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4433 9448 4427 9441 4422 9470 4430 9470  
 

 
 
MNC015-200000-  
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0082.000000T0000Z-190920T0000Z/  
/SPFM5.2.ER.000000T0000Z.190914T0745Z.190919T0600Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING NOW EXPECTED TO END THURSDAY EVENING
 
THE FLOOD  
WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE COTTONWOOD RIVER ABOVE SPRINGFIELD .  
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING.  
* AT 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4421 9510 4425 9497 4425 9490 4421 9490 4417 9510  
 

 
 
MNC023-073-173-200705-  
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0086.190921T1800Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MVOM5.1.ER.190921T1800Z.190925T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING NOW EXPECTED TO END FURTHER NOTICE
 
THE FLOOD  
WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MINNESOTA RIVER AT MONTEVIDEO.  
* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 15.9 FEET BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* 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  
 

 
 
MNC129-200705-  
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0083.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MTNM5.1.ER.190925T0600Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MINNESOTA RIVER AT MORTON .  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 21.8 FEET  
BY FRIDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 23.0 FEET...RIVERSIDE RD AND FRONT STREET FLOODED IN  
NORTH REDWOOD.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...WATER REACHES FLOOD MITIGATION CULVERTS ON  
RIVERSIDE ROAD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4460 9519 4465 9514 4455 9487 4442 9487  
 

 
 
MNC019-200705-  
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0085.000000T0000Z-190922T0000Z/  
/MAYM5.1.ER.190916T0400Z.190918T1530Z.190921T1800Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SOUTH FORK CROW RIVER BELOW MAYER.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.  
* AT 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.1 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.5 FEET...FLOODING AFFECTS VEGA AVENUE BETWEEN CARVER  
COUNTY ROAD 32 AND 86TH STREET; CARVER COUNTY ROAD 30 IS CLOSED  
WEST OF YANCY AVENUE TO MCLEOD COUNTY LINE.  
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...FLOODING AFFECTS MILL AVENUE FROM WATERTOWN  
TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY LINE; YANCY AVENUE BETWEEN CARVER COUNTY ROAD  
30 AND 78TH STREET; VEGA AVENUE BETWEEN CARVER COUNTY ROAD 33 AND  
94TH STREET; AND THE INTERSECTION OF UNION AVENUE AND 82ND STREET.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...CARVER COUNTY ROAD 123 IS CLOSED NORTH OF  
HIGHWAY 7 TO 42ND STREET.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4498 9390 4498 9377 4483 9390 4486 9399  
 

 
 
MNC127-200705-  
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0081.000000T0000Z-190922T0900Z/  
/RWDM5.1.ER.190912T2115Z.190916T2015Z.190921T1500Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING NOW EXPECTED TO END LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
 
THE FLOOD  
WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE REDWOOD RIVER NEAR REDWOOD FALLS.  
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
LATE SATURDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 8.5 FEET...SWAYBACK BRIDGE IN REDWOOD FALLS OVERTOPPED.  
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...LOW LYING AREAS, MAINLY FARMLAND, AND SOME  
ROADS ALONG THE RIVER BEGIN TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING; BOTTOM OF  
SWAYBACK BRIDGE  
 

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

 
 
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