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Flood Warning
Issued: 7:29 AM Jun. 22, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of south central Minnesota, including the
following counties, Le Sueur, Rice, Steele and Waseca.

* WHEN...Until 700 AM CDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying
and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Streams
continue to rise due to excess runoff from earlier rainfall.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 226 AM CDT, Flooding is occurring along the Cannon and
Straight Rivers. With MN highway 13 closed in Waterville due
to flooding.

- Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible in the
warned area.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
The Cannon River in Waterville and Morristown and along the
Straight River and its tributaries from Owatonna to
Faribault.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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