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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
251 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN THE
MCGREGOR AREA...

.RUNOFF FROM MELTING SNOW OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS AND RECENT
RAINFALL IS RESULTING IN HIGH WATER ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE MCGREGOR AREA. THE LATEST
FORECAST INFORMATION IS INCLUDED BELOW.

RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST
PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS INTO FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER...IT TAKES ONLY TWO
FEET OF WATER TO FLOAT MOST AUTOMOBILES...INCLUDING SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE.

&&

IAC005-043-WIC023-043-201051-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T0000Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1615Z.140420T0000Z.140422T0600Z.NO/
251 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 2:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.33 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO A CREST NEAR
  16.4 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...WATER MAY BEGIN TO GO OVER THE ROAD
  COVERING PART OF HIGHWAY C NEAR HIGHWAY 18.

&&

LAT...LON 4321 9109 4300 9111 4298 9119 4316 9121 4324 9115

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
850 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MINNESOTA...

  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN AND CROW WING COUNTIES


MNC001-035-201350-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140425T0600Z/
/ATKM5.1.RS.140412T1245Z.140413T2245Z.140425T0000Z.NO/
850 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.
* AT  8:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.6 FEET BY
  TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY EVENING.
* AT 13.0 FEET...SOME ROADS ARE COVERED WITH WATER..
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.3 FEET ON APR 17 2011.


&&

LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415
      4665 9370



$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
452 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-202200-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
452 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO EARLY
MONDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT LIKELY WITH THESE STORMS.

SEVERAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE AT
TIMES...MAINLY DURING WEDNESDAY EVENING AND AGAIN LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON THURSDAY. THE TIMING AND COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY WILL BE BETTER DETERMINED IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS WEEKEND BUT MAY BE
NEEDED NEXT WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY.

$$

AWB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
220 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

MNZ063-069-070-076>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-201930-
WASHINGTON-SCOTT-DAKOTA-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
220 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FEW ISOLATED NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1046 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

SDZ038>040-050-052>071-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-201200-
AURORA-BEADLE-BON HOMME-BROOKINGS-BRULE-BUENA VISTA IA-
CHARLES MIX-CHEROKEE IA-CLAY-CLAY IA-COTTONWOOD MN-DAKOTA NE-
DAVISON-DICKINSON IA-DIXON NE-DOUGLAS-GREGORY-HANSON-HUTCHINSON-
IDA IA-JACKSON MN-JERAULD-KINGSBURY-LAKE-LINCOLN-LINCOLN MN-
LYON IA-LYON MN-MCCOOK-MINER-MINNEHAHA-MOODY-MURRAY MN-NOBLES MN-
OBRIEN IA-OSCEOLA IA-PIPESTONE MN-PLYMOUTH IA-ROCK MN-SANBORN-
SIOUX IA-TURNER-UNION-WOODBURY IA-YANKTON-
1046 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...AND NORTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT IN AREAS
SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE RUNNING ROUGHLY FROM VERMILLION TO ROCK
VALLEY IOWA TO JACKSON MINNESOTA. NO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

WIND...
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST AS HIGH AS 45 MPH OVER PARTS OF
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

FIRE DANGER...
GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
70S...AND AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE MID 30S WILL
RESULT IN A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY THROUGH THE SIOUX CITY TO
SHELDON TO JACKSON MINNESOTA CORRIDOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHEASTERN
NEBRASKA INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN IOWA SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT. STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SIOUXFALLS. THIS INCLUDES THE GRAPHICAL HAZARDOUS
WEATHER OUTLOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
436 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-200945-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
436 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014 /336 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WESTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL BRING A DRY AIRMASS INTO THE
AREA TODAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING TO THE
LOWER 20 PERCENT RANGE. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE
NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH DAKOTA BORDER WHERE VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
CAN BE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
SD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
331 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-201200-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
331 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI
RIVER LATE TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED WITH ANY OF
THESE THUNDERSTORMS. THE MAIN HAZARD WOULD BE LIGHTNING.

WATER LEVELS IN PORTIONS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WILL BE NEAR OR
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES FOR MUCH OF THE AREA
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED WITH ANY OF
THESE THUNDERSTORMS. THE MAIN HAZARD WOULD BE LIGHTNING.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR MUCH OF THE AREA AGAIN
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. IT IS TOO EARLY TO DISCERN IF
ANY SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

RRS/HALBACH

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