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Flood Warning

946 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Minnesota...

  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott

.This river forecast is based on widespread heavy rainfall that
occurred over southern Minnesota last week. Only isolated shower
activity is anticipated over the area on Tuesday, with dry weather
in the forecast thereafter through at least Saturday.

The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation
and issue followup statements as conditions or forecasts change.


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.


946 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Minnesota River at Savage.
* from late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 698.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 703.5 feet by early Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 705.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact the park road
  at Fort Snelling State Park.
* Impact...At 702.0 feet...Barge loading stops at Port Carghill...and
  other flood prevention methods are begun. Water begins to impact
  Black Dog road in Burnsville.
* Impact...At 700.0 feet...Flood waters begin to cover trails at Fort
  Snelling State Park...as well as low parts on the Bloomingto Ferry
  Bridge trail just East of US 169.


LAT...LON 4484 9348 4484 9330 4491 9322 4482 9312 4473 9342


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