989  
WGUS83 KMPX 191520  
FLSMPX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
1020 AM CDT TUE MAY 19 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MINNESOTA...  
 
COTTONWOOD RIVER AT NEW ULM AFFECTING BROWN COUNTY  
COTTONWOOD RIVER ABOVE SPRINGFIELD AFFECTING BROWN COUNTY  
   
OVERVIEW
 
THE RIVERS ARE CRESTING JUST BELOW MINOR FLOOD STAGE.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
MNC015-191550-  
/O.CAN.KMPX.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-200522T0200Z/  
/NWUM5.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1020 AM CDT TUE MAY 19 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE COTTONWOOD RIVER AT NEW ULM.  
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 10.9 FEET THIS  
EVENING.  
* 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  
 

 
 
MNC015-191550-  
/O.CAN.KMPX.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-200521T0224Z/  
/SPFM5.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1020 AM CDT TUE MAY 19 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE COTTONWOOD RIVER ABOVE SPRINGFIELD .  
* AT 9:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 21.6 FEET. THE  
RIVER WILL FALL TO 20.6 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.  
 

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

 
 
CEO  
 
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