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Flash Flood Watch issued for northern Iowa, southern Minnesota

* From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning

Posted: Jun 8, 2020 2:10 PM
Updated: Jun 8, 2020 7:16 PM

Flash Flood Watch
Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Boone; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Clarke; Dallas; Decatur; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hardin; Jasper; Lucas; Madison; Marion; Marshall; Polk; Story; Tama; Warren; Wayne; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Central and Eastern Iowa Tuesday into Tuesday Night... .Tropical moisture spreads northward into central and eastern Iowa by Tuesday morning. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to become widespread with locally heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches possible. The heavy rainfall may result in areas of flash flooding Tuesday into Tuesday night and could also lead to longer term river flooding into the latter half of the week. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Des Moines has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Iowa, north central Iowa, northeast Iowa, and south central Iowa, including the following areas, in central Iowa, Boone, Dallas, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Story, and Tama. In north central Iowa, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Franklin, and Worth. In northeast Iowa, Black Hawk and Bremer. In south central Iowa, Clarke, Decatur, Lucas, Madison, Marion, Warren, and Wayne.

* From Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning.

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall. Isolated areas of higher amounts possible. Heavy rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour at times may lead to flash flooding.

* Heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas...and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible.

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
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Heavy Rainfall Expected Tuesday... .The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal will track through the area Tuesday, bringing periods of heavy rain to much of the area. Average rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3.5 inches are expected before precipitation tapers off on Wednesday. The heaviest rains are expected to fall Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night. Some localized areas may see 4 inches or more of rain, especially where any thunderstorms develop and persist. Flash flooding could develop Tuesday afternoon and evening, with some river flooding expected through late week. Those along waterways will want to keep a close eye on conditions the next few days, and be prepared to act if flooding develops. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including the following areas, in Iowa, Chickasaw, Floyd, Howard, and Mitchell. In southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Mower, Olmsted, and Wabasha. In Wisconsin, Clark and Taylor.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall Tuesday afternoon and evening could lead to flash flooding. Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3.5 inches are expected, with localized amounts in excess of 4 inches.

* Heavy rainfall could result in flash flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas and could contribute to localized mud or rock slides. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Please monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Flash Flood Watch
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Heavy Rainfall Expected Tuesday... .The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal will track through the area Tuesday, bringing periods of heavy rain to much of the area. Average rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3.5 inches are expected before precipitation tapers off on Wednesday. The heaviest rains are expected to fall Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night. Some localized areas may see 4 inches or more of rain, especially where any thunderstorms develop and persist. Flash flooding could develop Tuesday afternoon and evening, with some river flooding expected through late week. Those along waterways will want to keep a close eye on conditions the next few days, and be prepared to act if flooding develops. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including the following areas, in Iowa, Chickasaw, Floyd, Howard, and Mitchell. In southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Mower, Olmsted, and Wabasha. In Wisconsin, Clark and Taylor.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning

* Periods of heavy rainfall Tuesday afternoon and evening could lead to flash flooding. Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3.5 inches are expected, with localized amounts in excess of 4 inches.

* Heavy rainfall could result in flash flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas and could contribute to localized mud or rock slides. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Please monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Flash Flood Watch
Areas Affected: Freeborn; Goodhue; Steele

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... .The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal will lift up from the south and track through the area Tuesday, bringing periods of heavy rain. Average rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are expected before precipitation tapers off on Wednesday. Some localized areas may see 4 inches or more of rain, especially where any thunderstorms develop. Flash flooding could develop Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the following counties, in Minnesota, Freeborn, Goodhue and Steele. In Wisconsin, Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Rusk and St. Croix.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.

* Heavy rain with localized amounts of 4 inches or more possible.

* This could lead to Flash Flooding.

Small creeks and stream may rise quickly, and flooding may also occur in urban areas.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 135372

Reported Deaths: 2406
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Hennepin34290991
Ramsey14168361
Dakota9897138
Anoka8872150
Washington598672
Stearns588344
Scott342934
Olmsted327730
St. Louis302669
Wright254115
Clay232843
Nobles227616
Blue Earth20457
Carver18207
Sherburne171122
Kandiyohi17055
Rice164810
Mower152917
Winona126019
Chisago10402
Crow Wing103522
Lyon9766
Benton9509
Waseca9299
Beltrami9017
Otter Tail8737
Todd8266
Steele7613
Morrison7429
Nicollet73917
Itasca73617
Douglas7083
Freeborn6844
Polk6734
Le Sueur6315
Martin61317
McLeod6024
Goodhue59711
Watonwan5794
Becker5754
Isanti5615
Pine5490
Carlton4441
Chippewa4443
Mille Lacs41315
Hubbard3962
Dodge3940
Wabasha3840
Cass3775
Pipestone35117
Rock3404
Meeker3313
Brown3243
Unassigned29253
Yellow Medicine2856
Murray2833
Cottonwood2820
Redwood28111
Roseau2650
Fillmore2640
Renville25611
Sibley2543
Wadena2393
Faribault2350
Jackson2151
Kanabec21510
Swift2071
Houston2061
Pennington1951
Lincoln1840
Stevens1841
Aitkin1792
Koochiching1704
Pope1610
Big Stone1410
Lac qui Parle1403
Wilkin1374
Marshall1261
Lake1230
Norman1170
Mahnomen1162
Clearwater1140
Grant994
Red Lake782
Traverse570
Lake of the Woods441
Kittson420
Cook170

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 116514

Reported Deaths: 1643
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk19024288
Woodbury724797
Johnson586230
Black Hawk562698
Linn5591132
Dubuque521157
Scott456639
Story401018
Dallas346344
Pottawattamie324744
Sioux244716
Buena Vista226112
Marshall202036
Webster184415
Plymouth166728
Wapello153062
Clinton149226
Muscatine147758
Des Moines139610
Cerro Gordo137726
Crawford136114
Warren12617
Carroll115612
Jasper111234
Henry10675
Marion101810
Lee95610
Tama94837
Delaware78013
Dickinson7417
Wright7271
Boone7239
Mahaska69724
Bremer6779
Washington66211
Harrison65815
Jackson6333
Benton5902
Lyon5537
Clay5354
Louisa52315
Winnebago49719
Hardin4777
Winneshiek4779
Hamilton4754
Cedar4746
Kossuth4690
Poweshiek45911
Buchanan4544
Jones4474
Floyd43711
Emmet43019
Clayton4233
Iowa4109
Page4060
Mills4053
Cherokee4032
Sac3994
Guthrie39515
Cass3903
Butler3832
Fayette3814
Franklin38118
Shelby3732
Allamakee3719
Madison3623
Chickasaw3611
Clarke3523
Humboldt3253
Hancock3204
Palo Alto3142
Grundy3115
Calhoun3094
Osceola2851
Mitchell2811
Howard2709
Monroe25911
Monona2451
Taylor2432
Jefferson2391
Union2314
Appanoose2273
Pocahontas2262
Fremont2061
Lucas2056
Ida1932
Greene1870
Van Buren1802
Davis1784
Montgomery1787
Adair1701
Keokuk1611
Decatur1500
Audubon1481
Worth1450
Wayne1213
Ringgold882
Adams810
Unassigned110
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