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Brown

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
950 AM CDT Tue Sep 17 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...The rest of this week will be warm, with several chances
for precipitation. These river forecasts are based on expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours. Any slow moving or training
thunderstorms could exacerbate the situation. We will continue to
monitor.

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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end late Wednesday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.8 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
tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact low lying
areas...and some roads along the river.

&&
CEO
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
838 PM CDT Mon Sep 16 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...A continued warm, active weather pattern will provide for
multiple chances of precipitation across our forecast area this week.
Where precipitation occurs will heavily influence which area rivers
rise and fall. For now, about 1 inch of rain can be expected across
our forecast area, but higher amounts are easily obtainable with any
thunderstorms that occur. We will continue to monitor the forecast
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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end Wednesday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Cottonwood River Above Springfield .
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 7:30 PM Monday the stage was 25.4 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
Wednesday morning.

&&
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1012 AM CDT Mon Sep 16 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County
...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County

.Overview...Period of dry weather continues. Mainstem will
continue to rise over the next several days with the smaller
rivers/tributaries cresting and falling.

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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end Wednesday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 9:00 AM Monday the stage was 12.6 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
Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 13.1 feet...Flood waters begin to impact Cottonwood
Street west of the river.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact low lying
areas...and some roads along the river.

&&
CEO

Carver

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
950 AM CDT Tue Sep 17 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...The rest of this week will be warm, with several chances
for precipitation. These river forecasts are based on expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours. Any slow moving or training
thunderstorms could exacerbate the situation. We will continue to
monitor.

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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end Sunday morning...The Flood
Warning continues for
The South Fork Crow River below Mayer.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.4 feet by
tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage
Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 14.5 feet...The bridge on 84th Street is closed. Road
closures include 42nd Street between Tacoma Avenue and County Road
123; County road 23 north of Mayer and County Road 27 in Watertown;
and County Road 32 from County Road 135 to Vega Avenue.
* 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.

&&
CEO
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1012 AM CDT Mon Sep 16 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County
...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County

.Overview...Period of dry weather continues. Mainstem will
continue to rise over the next several days with the smaller
rivers/tributaries cresting and falling.

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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end Sunday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for
The South Fork Crow River below Mayer.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 9:30 AM Monday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.6 feet by
Wednesday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.5 feet...The bridge on 84th Street is closed. Road
closures include 42nd Street between Tacoma Avenue and County Road
123; County road 23 north of Mayer and County Road 27 in Watertown;
and County Road 32 from County Road 135 to Vega Avenue.
* 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.

&&
CEO

Chippewa

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
950 AM CDT Tue Sep 17 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...The rest of this week will be warm, with several chances
for precipitation. These river forecasts are based on expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours. Any slow moving or training
thunderstorms could exacerbate the situation. We will continue to
monitor.

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.

&&
...The Flood Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 15.9 feet by Monday evening.
* 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.

&&
CEO
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
838 PM CDT Mon Sep 16 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...A continued warm, active weather pattern will provide for
multiple chances of precipitation across our forecast area this week.
Where precipitation occurs will heavily influence which area rivers
rise and fall. For now, about 1 inch of rain can be expected across
our forecast area, but higher amounts are easily obtainable with any
thunderstorms that occur. We will continue to monitor the forecast
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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 15.3 feet by early Saturday 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.

&&

Lac qui Parle

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
950 AM CDT Tue Sep 17 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...The rest of this week will be warm, with several chances
for precipitation. These river forecasts are based on expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours. Any slow moving or training
thunderstorms could exacerbate the situation. We will continue to
monitor.

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.

&&
...The Flood Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 15.9 feet by Monday evening.
* 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.

&&
CEO
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
838 PM CDT Mon Sep 16 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...A continued warm, active weather pattern will provide for
multiple chances of precipitation across our forecast area this week.
Where precipitation occurs will heavily influence which area rivers
rise and fall. For now, about 1 inch of rain can be expected across
our forecast area, but higher amounts are easily obtainable with any
thunderstorms that occur. We will continue to monitor the forecast
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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 15.3 feet by early Saturday 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.

&&

Redwood

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
838 PM CDT Mon Sep 16 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...A continued warm, active weather pattern will provide for
multiple chances of precipitation across our forecast area this week.
Where precipitation occurs will heavily influence which area rivers
rise and fall. For now, about 1 inch of rain can be expected across
our forecast area, but higher amounts are easily obtainable with any
thunderstorms that occur. We will continue to monitor the forecast
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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end Saturday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* until Saturday evening.
* At 7:30 PM Monday the stage was 9.3 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
early 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

&&
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1012 AM CDT Mon Sep 16 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County
...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County

.Overview...Period of dry weather continues. Mainstem will
continue to rise over the next several days with the smaller
rivers/tributaries cresting and falling.

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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end Saturday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 9:30 AM Monday the stage was 9.2 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
Friday night.
* 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

&&
CEO

Yellow Medicine

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
950 AM CDT Tue Sep 17 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
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...The rest of this week will be warm, with several chances
for precipitation. These river forecasts are based on expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours. Any slow moving or training
thunderstorms could exacerbate the situation. We will continue to
monitor.

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.

&&
...The Flood Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 15.9 feet by Monday evening.
* 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.

&&
CEO
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
838 PM CDT Mon Sep 16 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...A continued warm, active weather pattern will provide for
multiple chances of precipitation across our forecast area this week.
Where precipitation occurs will heavily influence which area rivers
rise and fall. For now, about 1 inch of rain can be expected across
our forecast area, but higher amounts are easily obtainable with any
thunderstorms that occur. We will continue to monitor the forecast
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.

&&
...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 15.3 feet by early Saturday 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.

&&