Iowa & Minnesota Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Franklin
  • Wright

BUTLER IA-WRIGHT IA-BLACK HAWK IA-FRANKLIN IA-BREMER IA-
703 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 AM CDT FOR BUTLER...
WRIGHT...NORTHERN BLACK HAWK...FRANKLIN AND BREMER COUNTIES...

AT 658 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED NUMEROUS
ROAD CLOSURES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. WHILE OVERNIGHT RAINFALL WAS
NOT OVERLY INTENSE...IT WILL LIKELY SLOW ANY IMPROVEMENT THAT OCCURS
AS WATER DRAINS TO LARGER STREAMS AND RIVERS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...WAVERLY...HAMPTON...CLARION...ALLISON...
EAGLE GROVE...BELMOND...SUMNER...PARKERSBURG...DENVER...ACKLEY...
CLARKSVILLE...TRIPOLI...SHELL ROCK...SHEFFIELD...GREENE...
APLINGTON...BIG WALL LAKE AND WATERLOO MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

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LAT...LON 4290 9397 4290 9349 4291 9208 4255 9208
4256 9397

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Wright

436 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...Flood Warning remains in effect until late Tuesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Iowa River near Rowan...or From Belmond...to Dows.
* Until late Tuesday evening.
* At 4:00 AM Sunday the stage was 14.3 feet...or 1.8 feet above
Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 14.4 feet...or 1.9 feet above Flood Stage...this
morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage late Tuesday
evening.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet...Water affects US 69 north of Belmond.

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LAT...LON 4275 9367 4284 9368 4287 9358 4266 9346
4263 9352 4275 9367

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Floyd

337 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Cedar River At Charles City.
* until Monday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 2:30 AM Sunday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue to fall...Dropping below flood
stage by Monday morning.
* At 18.0 feet...4th and South Grand Streets begin flooding.
East Riverside at Brantingham Streets are closed. Sandbag efforts
begin along Chautauqua Avenue.

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LAT...LON 4321 9286 4321 9273 4301 9255 4293 9255 4304 9273

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Steele
  • Freeborn

STEELE MN-BLUE EARTH MN-WASECA MN-FREEBORN MN-
1133 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN STEELE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
SOUTHEASTERN BLUE EARTH COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
WASECA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
FREEBORN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 1115 AM CDT MONDAY

* AT 1130 AM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS CONTINUED TO
REPORT FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN
THE CITIES OF ALBERT LEA AND WASECA ARE FLOODED AND SOME ROAD
CLOSURES CONTINUE AREA WIDE.

* AN ADDITIONAL HALF TO ONE INCH OF RAINFALL TONIGHT COULD PROLONG
THE RISK OF FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ALBERT LEA...WASECA...EAGLE LAKE...JANESVILLE...BLOOMING PRAIRIE...
MAPLETON...NEW RICHLAND...ST. CLAIR...CLARKS GROVE...
ELLENDALE AND ALDEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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LAT...LON 4350 9365 4385 9365 4385 9410 4391 9414
4411 9417 4420 9369 4391 9325 4411 9305
4350 9305

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