... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 3 PM CDT this afternoon
through Monday evening...
The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Iowa and southeast
Minnesota... including the following areas... in northeast Iowa... Mitchell.
In southeast Minnesota... Dodge... Fillmore... Mower... Olmsted and
* From 3 PM CDT this afternoon through Monday evening
* thunderstorms will have the potential to produce heavy rainfall
on already saturated soils. The potential for 1 to 2 inches of
rain by Monday exists.
* Basement flooding... rapid rises on creeks and streams... and Road
closures are all possible from heavy rainfall and flash
flooding should it occur.
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.