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2.28" Rain at MSP Since Midnight and Counting: Flash Flood Warnings Today

Posted by: Paul Douglas Updated: June 19, 2014 - 8:19 AM

Flash Flood Warning. Another wave of heavy T-storms is pushing into the Twin Cities, where over 2" of rain has already fallen since midnight - more heavy rain is imminent, and flooding of streets, streams and poor drainage areas is likely, especially south metro to Mankato and Red Wing, where recent flooding has been extensive. Details on the Flash Flood Warning:

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
706 AM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL HENNEPIN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 100 PM CDT

* AT 702 AM CDT...THUNDERSTORMS  WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER MINNEHAHA CREEK
  AND HAS CAUSED WATER LEVELS TO RISE QUICKLY.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...     
  EDINA...MINNETONKA AND SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN MINNEHAHA CREEK FROM LAKE MINNETONKA TO
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

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