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Tornado Watch

Tornado Watch issued June 18 at 7:44PM CDT until June 18 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

TORNADO WATCH 433, PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING, IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN MINNESOTA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA PINE IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA CARLTON THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF CLOQUET, HINCKLEY, AND PINE CITY. THIS ALSO INCLUDES THE TRIBAL LANDS OF THE FOND DU LAC BAND, CLOQUET DISTRICT, THE FOND DU LAC BAND, SAWYER DISTRICT AND THE MILLE LACS BAND, HINCKLEY AND, LENA LAKE AREAS.

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Carlton, MN; Pine, MN

Tornado Watch

Tornado Watch issued June 18 at 7:43PM CDT until June 18 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL ALLOW TORNADO WATCH 433 TO EXPIRE AT 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN MINNESOTA THIS ALLOWS TO EXPIRE 34 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA BENTON KANDIYOHI MCLEOD MEEKER MORRISON RENVILLE SHERBURNE SIBLEY STEARNS TODD WRIGHT IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA ANOKA CARVER CHISAGO DAKOTA HENNEPIN ISANTI KANABEC MILLE LACS RAMSEY SCOTT WASHINGTON IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA BLUE EARTH BROWN FARIBAULT FREEBORN LE SUEUR MARTIN NICOLLET RICE STEELE WASECA WATONWAN IN SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA REDWOOD THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALBERT LEA, BLAINE, BLUE EARTH, CAMBRIDGE, CENTER CITY, CHANHASSEN, CHASKA, ELK RIVER, FAIRMONT, FARIBAULT, GAYLORD, HASTINGS, HUTCHINSON, LE SUEUR, LITCHFIELD, LITTLE FALLS, LONG PRAIRIE, MANKATO, MINNEAPOLIS, MONTICELLO, MORA, NEW ULM, OLIVIA, OWATONNA, PRINCETON, REDWOOD FALLS, SAUK RAPIDS, SHAKOPEE, ST CLOUD, ST JAMES, ST PAUL, ST PETER, STILLWATER, VICTORIA, WASECA, AND WILLMAR.

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Anoka, MN; Benton, MN; Blue Earth, MN; Brown, MN; Carver, MN; Chisago, MN; Dakota, MN; Faribault, MN; Freeborn, MN; Hennepin, MN; Isanti, MN; Kanabec, MN; Kandiyohi, MN; Le Sueur, MN; McLeod, MN; Martin, MN; Meeker, MN; Mille Lacs, MN; Morrison, MN; Nicollet, MN; Ramsey, MN; Redwood, MN; Renville, MN; Rice, MN; Scott, MN; Sherburne, MN; Sibley, MN; Stearns, MN; Steele, MN; Todd, MN; Waseca, MN; Washington, MN; Watonwan, MN; Wright, MN

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued June 18 at 7:38PM CDT until June 18 at 10:45PM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE...In Minnesota, Aitkin, Carlton, Pine and St. Louis Counties and Wisconsin, Douglas County. * WHEN...Until 1045 PM CDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Water over roadways. Ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 738 PM CDT Tuesday, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Duluth, Superior, Cloquet, Mille Lacs Lake, Hermantown, Proctor, Sandstone, Moose Lake, Scanlon, Carlton, Barnum, Mahtowa, Willow River, Wrenshall, Oliver, Askov, Malmo, Rutledge, Holyoke and Kettle River. - Flood safety information can be found at www.weather.gov/safety/flood.

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Aitkin, MN; Carlton, MN; Pine, MN; St. Louis, MN; Douglas, WI

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 18 at 7:36PM CDT until June 20 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI

...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Turtle Creek Near Austin 3NW affecting Mower County. * WHAT...Flooding is possible. * WHERE...Turtle Creek near Austin 3NW. * WHEN...Until early Thursday morning. * IMPACTS...At 10.5 feet, Minor flooding begins along the creek in Austin. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6:30 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 9.7 feet. - Forecast...Flood stage may be reached Wednesday morning. - Flood stage is 10.5 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Mower

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 18 at 7:22PM CDT until June 19 at 12:15AM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

At 722 PM CDT Tuesday, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses. High flows and fast moving water are expected on North Shore rivers and streams. Flooding or complete washouts of forest roads and gravel roads are likely. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Grand Marais, Gunflint Lake, Two Harbors, Silver Bay, Grand Portage, Clear Lake, Lutsen, Tofte, Beaver Bay, Fairbanks, Wolf Lake, George Manitou State Park, Dumbbell Lake, Sugar Loaf Cove, Little Marais, Taconite Harbor, Temperance River State Park, Finland, Isabella and Illgen City. See the MNDOT 5 1 1 road condition page for the latest information at 511mn.org.

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Area
Cook, MN; Lake, MN; St. Louis, MN

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 18 at 7:13PM CDT until June 19 at 12:00AM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

FFWDLH The National Weather Service in Duluth has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for... Northern St. Louis County in northeastern Minnesota... * Until midnight CDT tonight. * At 713 PM CDT Tuesday, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 4 and 8 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible in the warned area by midnight. Flash flooding is already occurring. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Rapid rises on rivers and streams, including in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Flooding or complete washouts of forest roads and gravel roads are likely. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Lake Vermilion, Cook, Tower, Soudan Underground Mine State Park, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Near Trout Lake, western Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Angora, Trout Lake, Bois Forte Band Vermillion Lake Area, Soudan, Big Rice Lake, Cummings Lake, Shermans Corner, Big Moose Lake, Idington, Lake Agnes, Lac la Croix and Crooked Lake. See the MNDOT 5 1 1 road condition page for the latest information at 511mn.org.

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Area
St. Louis, MN

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 18 at 7:05PM CDT until June 18 at 9:15PM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

At 705 PM CDT Tuesday, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 6 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of up to one inch are possible in the warned area by midnight. Flash flooding is already occurring. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Multiple roads are closed or flooded. This includes Highway 169 in Hibbing, and portions of Minnesota Highway 73, 1 and US Highway 53 in northern St. Louis county. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Lake Vermilion, Virginia, Chisholm, Mountain Iron, Cohasset, Coleraine, Keewatin, Buhl, Nashwauk, Cook, Tower, Taconite, Orr, Meadow Brook, Warba, Zemple, Crane Lake and Gheen. See the MNDOT 5 1 1 road condition page for the latest information at 511mn.org.

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Area
Itasca, MN; St. Louis, MN

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued June 18 at 6:55PM CDT until June 18 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE...In Minnesota, in east central Minnesota, Aitkin and Crow Wing Counties. In north central Minnesota, Itasca County. In northeast Minnesota, Carlton and St. Louis Counties. * WHEN...Until 1000 PM CDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises on creeks and streams. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 654 PM CDT Tuesday, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Cloquet, Big Sandy Lake, Mille Lacs Lake, Aitkin, Swan River, Hill City, Floodwood, Cotton, McGregor, Cromwell, Garrison, Warba, Toivola, Palisade, Brookston, Meadowlands, Tamarack, Libby and Savanna Portage State Park. - Flood safety information can be found at www.weather.gov/safety/flood.

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Aitkin, MN; Carlton, MN; Crow Wing, MN; Itasca, MN; St. Louis, MN

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 18 at 6:43PM CDT until June 18 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

At 643 PM CDT Tuesday, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Walker, Breezy Point, Pequot Lakes, Crosslake, Pine River, Deer River, Emily, Marcell, Bigfork, Fifty Lakes, Remer, Wabedo, Nett Lake, Hackensack, Backus, Longville, Ash Lake, Effie, Bena and Federal Dam.

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Cass, MN; Crow Wing, MN; Itasca, MN; Koochiching, MN; St. Louis, MN

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 18 at 4:58PM CDT until June 18 at 11:00PM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

FFWDLH The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northern Lake County in northeastern Minnesota... East Central St. Louis County in northeastern Minnesota... * Until 1100 PM CDT Tuesday. * At 458 PM CDT Tuesday, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Ely, Virginia, Eveleth, Mountain Iron, Hoyt Lakes, Gilbert, Aurora, Babbitt, Biwabik, Cherry, Embarrass, Winton, Birch Lake, White Iron Lake, Bear Head Lake State Park, Robinson, Burntside Lake, Fall Lake, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Near Trout Lake and Basswood Lake.

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Area
Lake, MN; St. Louis, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 11:29AM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI

...The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Minnesota...Wisconsin... Mississippi River at Wabasha affecting Wabasha and Buffalo Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Wabasha. * WHEN...From Thursday evening until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 13.0 feet, The railroad underpass on Highway 60 may be flooded. Flooding is also possible along Lawrence Boulevard and Main Street East. Some businesses near the river may be flooded. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:15 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 11.5 feet. - Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage Thursday evening and continue rising to 13.0 feet Tuesday, June 25. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Flood stage is 12.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.0 feet on 09/29/2010. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Wabasha, MN; Buffalo, WI

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 18 at 10:44AM CDT until June 23 at 2:30PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks ND has issued a Flood Watch for the following rivers in Minnesota... Red Lake River at Crookston affecting Polk County. Snake River AT Alvarado affecting Marshall County. For the Red Lake River...including Highlanding near Goodridge, Crookston...flooding is possible. For the Snake River...including Warren, Alvarado...flooding is possible. * WHAT...Flooding is possible. * WHERE...Red Lake River at Crookston. * WHEN...From Wednesday night to Sunday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Public Works begins 24 hour monitoring of pumps, gates, and valves. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:15 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 6.5 feet. - Forecast...Flood stage may be reached Thursday morning. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Polk, MN

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 18 at 10:44AM CDT until June 23 at 4:36PM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks ND has issued a Flood Watch for the following rivers in Minnesota... Red Lake River at Crookston affecting Polk County. Snake River AT Alvarado affecting Marshall County. For the Red Lake River...including Highlanding near Goodridge, Crookston...flooding is possible. For the Snake River...including Warren, Alvarado...flooding is possible. * WHAT...Flooding is possible. * WHERE...Snake River at Alvarado. * WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 106.0 feet, MINOR FLOOD STAGE. Storm sewer flood gates are closed. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:30 AM CDT Tuesday the stage was 101.2 feet. - Forecast...Flood stage may be reached tomorrow afternoon. - Flood stage is 106.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Marshall, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT until June 21 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Cannon River at Northfield. * WHEN...From this morning to Friday morning. * IMPACTS...At 897.5 feet, Flood waters reach Carleton College soccer fields. Babcock Park north of downtown begins to flood. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 930 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 897.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 897.2 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage early Friday morning. - Flood stage is 897.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 898.1 feet on 10/06/2019.

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Dakota, MN; Rice, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT until June 22 at 11:00PM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Cottonwood River above Springfield. * WHEN...From this morning to late Saturday evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 930 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 22.5 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 930 AM CDT Tuesday was 22.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 25.7 feet tomorrow evening. It will then fall below flood stage early Saturday morning. - Flood stage is 22.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 25.7 feet on 06/19/2014.

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Area
Brown, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT until June 23 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River at Mankato affecting Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties. ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Henderson MN19 affecting Le Sueur, Scott and Sibley Counties. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Cottonwood River at New Ulm. * WHEN...From this afternoon to Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...At 13.1 feet, Flood waters begin to impact Cottonwood Street west of the river. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1000 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 10.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage this afternoon to a crest of 14.0 feet Thursday morning. It will then fall below flood stage early Sunday morning. - Flood stage is 11.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.9 feet on 03/14/2007.

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Area
Brown, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT until June 24 at 5:00AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Minnesota River at New Ulm. * WHEN...From Wednesday morning to early Monday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 945 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 798.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late tomorrow morning to a crest of 801.3 feet Friday evening. It will then fall below flood stage late Sunday morning. - Flood stage is 800.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 801.4 feet on 04/26/2018.

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Area
Blue Earth, MN; Brown, MN; Nicollet, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT until June 24 at 9:00AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River at Mankato affecting Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties. ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Henderson MN19 affecting Le Sueur, Scott and Sibley Counties. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Minnesota River at Mankato. * WHEN...From Wednesday evening to late Monday morning. * IMPACTS...At 24.5 feet, HWY 99 east of St Peter closed (estimated level for spring floods) * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 930 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 18.2 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow evening to a crest of 24.5 feet early Friday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage early Sunday afternoon. - Flood stage is 22.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 24.6 feet on 06/26/1984.

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Area
Blue Earth, MN; Nicollet, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT until June 25 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Minnesota River at Morton. * WHEN...Until Tuesday, June 25. * IMPACTS...At 23.0 feet, Riverside Rd and Front Street flooded in North Redwood. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1000 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 22.8 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 1000 AM CDT Tuesday was 22.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 23.1 feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below flood stage Monday evening. - Flood stage is 21.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.0 feet on 10/12/2018.

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Area
Redwood, MN; Renville, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Minnesota River at Savage. * WHEN...From Wednesday evening until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 710.5 feet, Flood waters begin to back up Eagle Creek and block the Highway 101 Frontage Road. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1000 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 701.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow evening and continue rising to 708.7 feet Tuesday, June 25. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Flood stage is 702.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 708.4 feet on 06/29/1957.

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Area
Carver, MN; Dakota, MN; Hennepin, MN; Scott, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River at Mankato affecting Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties. ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Henderson MN19 affecting Le Sueur, Scott and Sibley Counties. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Minnesota River at Henderson MN19. * WHEN...From this afternoon until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 736.8 feet, Highway 22 east of St Peter closed (estimated levels for spring flooding) * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 930 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 731.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late this afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 736.9 feet early Saturday afternoon. - Flood stage is 732.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 737.6 feet on 03/22/2010.

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Area
Le Sueur, MN; Scott, MN; Sibley, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Minnesota River near Jordan. * WHEN...From this afternoon until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 29.5 feet, Highway 41 at Chaska may close when the river reaches this stage. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 945 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 24.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late this afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 31.1 feet Sunday evening. - Flood stage is 25.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 31.7 feet on 03/23/2010.

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Area
Carver, MN; Scott, MN; Sibley, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Crow River at Rockford. * WHEN...From late tonight until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 15.0 feet, Sanitary sewers serving homes closest to river may begin to back up. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1000 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 9.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late tonight and continue rising to a crest of 13.9 feet Monday morning. - Flood stage is 10.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.8 feet on 04/10/2011.

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Hennepin, MN; Wright, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast. * WHERE...South Fork Crow River below Mayer. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Road to the Watertown Waste Water Treatment plant is flooded. Yale Avenue flooded between County Road 30 and 78th Street; and 62nd Street west of County Road 33 to Yancy Avenue is closed. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 930 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 12.7 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 930 AM CDT Tuesday was 12.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.5 feet early Friday afternoon. - Flood stage is 11.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.5 feet on 04/14/2001.

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Area
Carver, MN

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:36AM CDT by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County. Minnesota River at Morton affecting Redwood and Renville Counties. Minnesota River at New Ulm affecting Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties. South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County. South Fork Crow River at Delano affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Sibley, Scott and Carver Counties. Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota, Scott, Carver and Hennepin Counties. Cannon River at Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties. ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota... Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County. .Recent heavy rainfall combined with the forecast of additional rain and high soil moisture will produce additional rises on area rivers. Thunderstorms are expected later today and another round of significant rainfall is possible at the end of the week. Prolonged flooding is most likely along the main stem rivers with shorter duration flooding along the tributaries. * WHAT...Major flooding is forecast. * WHERE...South Fork Crow River at Delano. * WHEN...From late tonight until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 20.0 feet, Flooding occurs on 90th St SE and approaches County Rd 17 by 20.5 ft. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 930 AM CDT Tuesday, the stage was 15.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage just after midnight tonight and continue rising to a crest of 20.0 feet Saturday evening. - Flood stage is 16.5 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 20.0 feet on 03/28/2011.

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Area
Hennepin, MN; Wright, MN

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 18 at 10:31AM CDT until June 19 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...In Minnesota, in north central Minnesota, Koochiching, North Cass and Itasca Counties. In northeast Minnesota, central and northern St. Louis County. This includes the Tribal Lands of the Bois Forte Band, Nett Lake, Deer Creek and, Lake Vermilion areas. Recreation spots such as Voyageurs National Park. This also includes the Boundary Waters western area. * WHEN...Through Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Showers and thunderstorms are expected to bring heavy rain today, with localized areas receiving up to 1 to 3 inches of rain. This will fall on top of already saturated soils and rivers with normal to above normal streamflow. The heaviest rain is expected early this morning and through the day today. - Flood safety information can be found at www.weather.gov/safety/flood.

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Koochiching; North St. Louis; North Itasca; Central St. Louis; North Cass; South Itasca

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 18 at 10:31AM CDT until June 19 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall may be possible. * WHERE...In Minnesota, Northern Cook and Lake County. This also includes the Boundary Waters eastern and central area. * WHEN...Through Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Showers and thunderstorms are expected to bring heavy rain today, with localized areas receiving up to 1 to 3 inches of rain. This will fall on top of already saturated soils and rivers with normal to above normal streamflow. The heaviest rain is expected early this morning and through the day today. - Flood safety information can be found at www.weather.gov/safety/flood.

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Area
Northern Cook/Northern Lake

Flood Watch

The Flood Watch has been cancelled.

The Flood Watch has been cancelled and is no longer in effect.

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Area
Kittson; West Marshall; Cavalier; Pembina; Benson; Ramsey; Eastern Walsh County; Eddy; Nelson; Griggs; Western Walsh County
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