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  • Blue Earth County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Blue Earth zip codes: 56001, 56002, 56003, 56006, 56010, 56024, 56034, 56037, 56055, 56063, 56065, 56078, 56080, 56090

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Brown County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Brown zip codes: 56019, 56030, 56041, 56073, 56084, 56085, 56087

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Cottonwood County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Cottonwood zip codes: 56101, 56118, 56145, 56159, 56174, 56183

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    150 PM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and South
    Dakota, including the following areas, in northwest Iowa, Clay
    IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux. In
    southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN,
    Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In South Dakota, Aurora,
    Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson,
    Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD, McCook, Miner,
    Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates. Widespread
    rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be possible.
    Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to even 5
    inches will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered
    roads and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams
    and rivers will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Cottonwood zip codes: 56101, 56118, 56145, 56159, 56174, 56183

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Dodge County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Dodge zip codes: 55924, 55927, 55940, 55944, 55955, 55985

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    1030 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
    with locally higher amounts possible.

    High rainfall rates are expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in
    the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the
    following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore,
    Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin,
    Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe,
    Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible.
    Widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Wetenkamp

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Dodge zip codes: 55924, 55927, 55940, 55944, 55955, 55985

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    410 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the
    Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
    amounts will be possible.

    High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock
    slides in the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and
    Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast
    Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha,
    and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La
    Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From this evening through Thursday morning

    * Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally
    higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Boyne

  • Faribault County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Faribault zip codes: 56013, 56014, 56023, 56025, 56027, 56033, 56047, 56051, 56068, 56097, 56098

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Fillmore County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Fillmore zip codes: 55922, 55923, 55935, 55939, 55949, 55954, 55961, 55962, 55965, 55971, 55975, 55990

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    1030 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
    with locally higher amounts possible.

    High rainfall rates are expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in
    the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the
    following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore,
    Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin,
    Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe,
    Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible.
    Widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Wetenkamp

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Fillmore zip codes: 55922, 55923, 55935, 55939, 55949, 55954, 55961, 55962, 55965, 55971, 55975, 55990

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    410 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the
    Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
    amounts will be possible.

    High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock
    slides in the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and
    Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast
    Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha,
    and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La
    Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From this evening through Thursday morning

    * Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally
    higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Boyne

  • Freeborn County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Freeborn zip codes: 56007, 56009, 56016, 56020, 56029, 56032, 56035, 56036, 56042, 56043, 56045, 56076, 56089

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Goodhue County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Goodhue zip codes: 55009, 55018, 55026, 55027, 55066, 55089, 55946, 55963, 55983, 55992

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Houston County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Houston zip codes: 55919, 55921, 55931, 55941, 55943, 55947, 55974

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    1030 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
    with locally higher amounts possible.

    High rainfall rates are expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in
    the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the
    following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore,
    Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin,
    Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe,
    Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible.
    Widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Wetenkamp

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Houston zip codes: 55919, 55921, 55931, 55941, 55943, 55947, 55974

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    410 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the
    Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
    amounts will be possible.

    High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock
    slides in the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and
    Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast
    Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha,
    and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La
    Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From this evening through Thursday morning

    * Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally
    higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Boyne

  • Jackson County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Jackson zip codes: 56111, 56137, 56143, 56150, 56161

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    150 PM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and South
    Dakota, including the following areas, in northwest Iowa, Clay
    IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux. In
    southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN,
    Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In South Dakota, Aurora,
    Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson,
    Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD, McCook, Miner,
    Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates. Widespread
    rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be possible.
    Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to even 5
    inches will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered
    roads and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams
    and rivers will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Jackson zip codes: 56111, 56137, 56143, 56150, 56161

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Le Sueur County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Le Sueur zip codes: 56017, 56028, 56050, 56052, 56057, 56058, 56069, 56071, 56096

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Lincoln County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Lincoln zip codes: 56113, 56136, 56142, 56149, 56178

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    150 PM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and South
    Dakota, including the following areas, in northwest Iowa, Clay
    IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux. In
    southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN,
    Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In South Dakota, Aurora,
    Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson,
    Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD, McCook, Miner,
    Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates. Widespread
    rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be possible.
    Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to even 5
    inches will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered
    roads and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams
    and rivers will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Lincoln zip codes: 56113, 56136, 56142, 56149, 56178

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Lyon County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Lyon zip codes: 56115, 56132, 56157, 56169, 56175, 56229, 56239, 56258, 56264, 56291

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Martin County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Martin zip codes: 56031, 56039, 56075, 56088, 56121, 56127, 56162, 56171, 56176, 56181

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Mower County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Mower zip codes: 55909, 55912, 55918, 55926, 55933, 55936, 55950, 55951, 55953, 55967, 55970, 55973, 55977, 55982

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    1030 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
    with locally higher amounts possible.

    High rainfall rates are expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in
    the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the
    following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore,
    Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin,
    Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe,
    Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible.
    Widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Wetenkamp

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Mower zip codes: 55909, 55912, 55918, 55926, 55933, 55936, 55950, 55951, 55953, 55967, 55970, 55973, 55977, 55982

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    410 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the
    Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
    amounts will be possible.

    High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock
    slides in the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and
    Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast
    Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha,
    and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La
    Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From this evening through Thursday morning

    * Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally
    higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Boyne

  • Murray County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Murray zip codes: 56114, 56122, 56123, 56125, 56131, 56141, 56151, 56172

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    150 PM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and South
    Dakota, including the following areas, in northwest Iowa, Clay
    IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux. In
    southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN,
    Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In South Dakota, Aurora,
    Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson,
    Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD, McCook, Miner,
    Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates. Widespread
    rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be possible.
    Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to even 5
    inches will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered
    roads and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams
    and rivers will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Murray zip codes: 56114, 56122, 56123, 56125, 56131, 56141, 56151, 56172

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Nicollet County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Nicollet zip codes: 56021, 56054, 56074, 56082

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Nobles County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Nobles zip codes: 56110, 56117, 56119, 56129, 56153, 56155, 56165, 56167, 56168, 56185, 56187

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    150 PM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and South
    Dakota, including the following areas, in northwest Iowa, Clay
    IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux. In
    southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN,
    Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In South Dakota, Aurora,
    Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson,
    Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD, McCook, Miner,
    Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates. Widespread
    rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be possible.
    Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to even 5
    inches will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered
    roads and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams
    and rivers will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Nobles zip codes: 56110, 56117, 56119, 56129, 56153, 56155, 56165, 56167, 56168, 56185, 56187

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Olmsted County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Olmsted zip codes: 55901, 55902, 55903, 55904, 55905, 55906, 55920, 55929, 55934, 55960, 55976

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    1030 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
    with locally higher amounts possible.

    High rainfall rates are expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in
    the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the
    following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore,
    Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin,
    Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe,
    Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible.
    Widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Wetenkamp

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Olmsted zip codes: 55901, 55902, 55903, 55904, 55905, 55906, 55920, 55929, 55934, 55960, 55976

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    410 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the
    Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
    amounts will be possible.

    High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock
    slides in the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and
    Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast
    Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha,
    and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La
    Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From this evening through Thursday morning

    * Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally
    higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Boyne

  • Pipestone County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Pipestone zip codes: 56128, 56139, 56140, 56144, 56164, 56170, 56177, 56186

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    150 PM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and South
    Dakota, including the following areas, in northwest Iowa, Clay
    IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux. In
    southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN,
    Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In South Dakota, Aurora,
    Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson,
    Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD, McCook, Miner,
    Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates. Widespread
    rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be possible.
    Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to even 5
    inches will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered
    roads and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams
    and rivers will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Pipestone zip codes: 56128, 56139, 56140, 56144, 56164, 56170, 56177, 56186

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Redwood County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Redwood zip codes: 56083, 56152, 56166, 56180, 56214, 56224, 56255, 56263, 56266, 56283, 56287, 56292, 56293, 56294

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Rice County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Rice zip codes: 55019, 55021, 55046, 55052, 55053, 55057, 55087, 55088

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Rock County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Rock zip codes: 56116, 56134, 56138, 56146, 56147, 56156, 56158, 56173

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    150 PM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and South
    Dakota, including the following areas, in northwest Iowa, Clay
    IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux. In
    southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN,
    Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In South Dakota, Aurora,
    Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson,
    Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD, McCook, Miner,
    Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms will continue to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates. Widespread
    rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be possible.
    Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to even 5
    inches will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered
    roads and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams
    and rivers will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Rock zip codes: 56116, 56134, 56138, 56146, 56147, 56156, 56158, 56173

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
    1031 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    .Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday evening and
    continue through Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity will
    have the potential to produce high rainfall rates, and rapid
    accumulation of rainfall in a short period of time. Total rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible by Thursday
    morning with localized rainfall amounts above 3 inches possible.
    This rainfall on top of saturated grounds will lead to a
    heightened risk of flash flooding as well as river flooding.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Iowa, southwest
    Minnesota, and South Dakota, including the following areas, in
    northwest Iowa, Clay IA, Dickinson, Lyon IA, O'Brien, Osceola,
    and Sioux. In southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Jackson,
    Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. In
    South Dakota, Aurora, Brookings, Brule, Davison, Douglas,
    Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln SD,
    McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, and Turner.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

    * Thunderstorms are expected to develop quickly Wednesday evening
    and continue into Thursday morning. This thunderstorm activity
    will have the potential to produce extreme rainfall rates.
    Widespread rainfall accumulations between 1 and 3 inches will be
    possible. Localized rainfall accumulations greater than 3 to 5 inches
    will also be possible.

    * Heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, with water covered roads
    and urban flooding possible. Flooding an area streams and rivers
    will also be possible into Thursday.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&

  • Steele County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Steele zip codes: 55049, 55060, 55917, 56026, 56046

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Wabasha County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Wabasha zip codes: 55041, 55932, 55945, 55956, 55957, 55964, 55968, 55981, 55991

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    1030 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
    with locally higher amounts possible.

    High rainfall rates are expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in
    the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the
    following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore,
    Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin,
    Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe,
    Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible.
    Widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Wetenkamp

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Wabasha zip codes: 55041, 55932, 55945, 55956, 55957, 55964, 55968, 55981, 55991

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    410 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the
    Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
    amounts will be possible.

    High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock
    slides in the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and
    Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast
    Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha,
    and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La
    Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From this evening through Thursday morning

    * Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally
    higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Boyne

  • Waseca County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Waseca zip codes: 56048, 56064, 56072, 56091, 56093

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Watonwan County  (1)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Watonwan zip codes: 56022, 56056, 56060, 56062, 56081, 56120, 56160

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
    1039 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING RISK INCREASING TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN
    MINNESOTA...

    .The risk for heavy rain and flooding has increased across
    southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms should develop near I-90 later
    this evening, and continue through Thursday morning. Forecast
    rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches are expected, but locally higher
    amounts of 6 inches or more are certainly possible.

    Anyone living or camping in flood prone areas should be prepared
    to move to higher ground if a flood warning is issued. Anyone
    traveling overnight should use caution while driving, and turn
    around if they encounter water covered roads. Most flood
    fatalities occur when vehicles drive into flood waters. Remember,
    turn around and don't drown.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
    a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Minnesota,
    southeast Minnesota, and southwest Minnesota, including the
    following areas, in south central Minnesota, Blue Earth,
    Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice,
    Steele, Waseca, and Watonwan. In southeast Minnesota, Goodhue.
    In southwest Minnesota, Redwood.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Thunderstorms with very heavy rain possible overnight.

    * Urban and small stream flooding is possible tonight which could
    impact travel. This could lead to river flooding later in the
    week.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    jrb

  • Winona County  (2)

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Winona zip codes: 55910, 55925, 55942, 55952, 55959, 55969, 55972, 55979, 55987, 55988

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    1030 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected
    with locally higher amounts possible.

    High rainfall rates are expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in
    the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

    The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

    * Portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the
    following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore,
    Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin,
    Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe,
    Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday afternoon

    * Heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible.
    Widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Wetenkamp

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH

    Issued for the following Winona zip codes: 55910, 55925, 55942, 55952, 55959, 55969, 55972, 55979, 55987, 55988

    Expires Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 PM

    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Flood Watch
    National Weather Service La Crosse WI
    410 AM CDT Wed Sep 19 2018

    ...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight and Thursday Morning...

    .Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into
    Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the
    Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
    amounts will be possible.

    High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban
    flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding
    is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock
    slides in the steeper terrain areas.

    The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or
    flooding is occurring.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...

    The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and
    Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast
    Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha,
    and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La
    Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

    * From this evening through Thursday morning

    * Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally
    higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

    * Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises
    in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

    &&
    Boyne