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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
256 PM CDT FRI JUN 27 2014

...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEKEND MAY PRODUCE LOCAL FLOODING
AND RISES ON MANY AREA RIVERS...

AN INCREASINGLY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
ACROSS ALL OF THE NORTHLAND THROUGH THIS WEEKEND UNTIL A COLD FRONT
PASSES THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY...LEADING TO
A THREAT FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL AND AN INCREASING RISK OF
FLOODING ONCE AGAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTHLAND. A FLASH FLOOD
WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR MUCH OF THE REGION LATER TONIGHT OR
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE THIS EVENING AS
A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION. A BRIEF BREAK IN
THE RAIN ACTIVITY IS POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...BEFORE ADDITIONAL
PERIODS OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVE ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS TONIGHT FROM A HALF INCH TO AN
INCH APPEAR POSSIBLE IN MANY AREAS...BUT A GREATER THREAT OF MORE
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND AGAIN
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHEN ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM 1
TO 2 INCHES APPEAR POSSIBLE IN MANY AREAS.

IT SHOULD BE EMPHASIZED THAT THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY AT THIS TIME
REGARDING THE EXACT PLACEMENT AND MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF THE HEAVIEST
RAINFALL. HOWEVER...PEOPLE SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF
RAPID RISES ON AREA RIVERS...STREAMS AND CREEKS THAT COULD PRODUCE
LOCAL FLOODING AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ROAD CLOSURES AND WASHOUTS.
LOW-LYING AREAS THAT ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING ARE ALSO AT RISK.
IN PARTICULAR...ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR OR CAMPING PLANS THROUGH THIS
WEEKEND SHOULD ALSO BE AWARE OF ANY CREEKS... RIVERS OR STREAMS NEAR
THEIR CAMPSITES AND HAVE AN ACTION PLAN TO QUICKLY SEEK SAFETY ON
HIGHER GROUND SHOULD HEAVY RAINFALL AFFECT THEIR AREAS.

PEOPLE ARE URGED TO STAY CURRENT WITH THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WATCHES OR WARNINGS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR WEB PAGE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH.

$$
 MILLER






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