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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.

Cases: 612701

Reported Deaths: 7761
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1270801803
Ramsey53350911
Dakota47466477
Anoka43482465
Washington27810296
Stearns22764227
St. Louis18353320
Scott17763139
Wright16615153
Olmsted13587104
Sherburne1218596
Carver1080349
Clay830792
Rice8300112
Blue Earth772844
Crow Wing691799
Kandiyohi673185
Chisago629955
Otter Tail592687
Benton588298
Goodhue487674
Douglas480881
Mower478834
Winona466452
Itasca463968
Isanti447567
McLeod436661
Morrison429562
Beltrami411863
Nobles411750
Steele401819
Polk391372
Becker390057
Lyon366454
Carlton357158
Freeborn353634
Pine338123
Nicollet335145
Mille Lacs316856
Brown309340
Le Sueur301228
Todd289633
Cass289133
Meeker267644
Waseca241823
Martin237633
Roseau212921
Wabasha20883
Hubbard198941
Dodge19173
Renville184246
Redwood178941
Houston176516
Cottonwood168224
Wadena165323
Fillmore160510
Faribault157820
Chippewa154438
Pennington154120
Kanabec148128
Sibley147710
Aitkin140237
Watonwan13629
Rock129919
Jackson123212
Pipestone117326
Yellow Medicine115620
Pope11416
Murray107710
Swift107718
Koochiching96919
Stevens92711
Clearwater89517
Marshall89017
Lake85121
Wilkin84613
Lac qui Parle76222
Big Stone6134
Grant5958
Lincoln5873
Mahnomen5669
Norman5519
Kittson49222
Unassigned49093
Red Lake4037
Traverse3835
Lake of the Woods3504
Cook1740

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 376815

Reported Deaths: 6122
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk59215646
Linn21567342
Scott20530250
Black Hawk16850320
Woodbury15378230
Johnson1479586
Dubuque13627215
Dallas1150699
Pottawattamie11393177
Story1092548
Warren594392
Clinton565894
Cerro Gordo564898
Webster546397
Sioux520574
Muscatine4956106
Marshall493679
Des Moines481776
Jasper454273
Wapello4402124
Buena Vista432340
Plymouth405782
Lee396958
Marion372378
Henry301737
Jones301357
Bremer294663
Carroll287252
Boone273735
Crawford273541
Benton264255
Washington261051
Dickinson251145
Mahaska235151
Jackson225943
Kossuth222166
Clay217927
Tama213872
Delaware213343
Winneshiek201337
Buchanan197834
Page195722
Cedar194323
Hardin192544
Wright191240
Hamilton189251
Fayette188943
Harrison182873
Clayton173258
Butler169135
Madison168019
Floyd165242
Mills164724
Cherokee162238
Lyon161241
Poweshiek159836
Allamakee156452
Hancock154034
Iowa149124
Winnebago147031
Calhoun144813
Cass142155
Grundy139733
Emmet137341
Jefferson135535
Sac133320
Shelby132238
Louisa130749
Union129535
Franklin129223
Appanoose128749
Mitchell127343
Chickasaw126017
Humboldt126026
Guthrie125332
Palo Alto115224
Montgomery106938
Howard105522
Clarke102624
Monroe101533
Keokuk100432
Ida93735
Adair90132
Davis88525
Pocahontas87022
Monona86731
Greene80011
Osceola79517
Lucas78323
Worth7648
Taylor67112
Decatur6649
Fremont64910
Van Buren57318
Ringgold57124
Wayne56623
Audubon53613
Adams3504
Unassigned80
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