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Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued May 18 at 8:16PM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa, Lac qui Parle and Yellow Medicine Counties. .High water continues along the Minnesota River near Montevideo due to recent rainfall. Widespread rain is becoming increasingly likely late Sunday through Wednesday, which will lead to steady or rising river levels in the coming days. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Minnesota River at Montevideo. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 14.0 feet, Low lying areas and some roads along the river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the river. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 700 PM CDT Saturday, the stage was 14.5 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 700 PM CDT Saturday was 14.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain steady around 14.5 feet through tomorrow. It will then remain steady or rise thereafter...depending on how much rain falls early next week. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 14.6 feet on 07/26/1962.

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Chippewa, MN; Lac qui Parle, MN; Yellow Medicine, MN
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