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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:43 AM CDT Mar. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Minnesota river at Granite Falls Hwy 212.
* From Wednesday evening until further notice.
* At 2:15 am Sunday the stage was 884.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 888.5 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue
to rise to near 891.8 feet by Saturday evening. Additional rises
are possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 892.0 feet... flood waters cause Highway 67... southeast
of town to close. Navd88
* impact... at 891.6 feet... flood waters begin to flow into the natural
diversion that starts upstream of Granite Falls... and flows around
the western and southern sections of the city. Navd88
* impact... at 891.5 feet... flood waters begin to affect Highway 67
southeast of town. Navd88
* impact... at 889.5 feet... flood waters begin to top the controlling
bank at Highway 212. Navd88
* impact... at 888.5 feet... flood waters begin to encroach the alley
way along the river at the foot bridge. Navd88


lat... Lon 4492 9562 4480 9542 4472 9551 4486 9570




243 am CDT sun Mar 24 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Minnesota river at Montevideo.
* From this afternoon until further notice.
* At 2:00 am Sunday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
continue to rise to near 21.5 feet by Saturday evening. Additional
rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... sanitary sewers begin to be affected at this
level.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... storm sewers may need to be plugged to
prevent water from backing up into streets.
* Impact... at 14.0 feet... low lying areas and some roads along the
river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the
river.


Lat... Lon 4503 9578 4492 9562 4486 9570 4497 9587




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