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: 456490

Reported Deaths: 6174
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin947071506
Ramsey40752750
Dakota33684355
Anoka31437368
Washington20627237
Stearns18137190
St. Louis14032251
Scott1224899
Wright11831107
Olmsted1085175
Sherburne831970
Carver706139
Clay661384
Rice625674
Kandiyohi559172
Blue Earth549633
Crow Wing491178
Otter Tail465468
Chisago461838
Benton424388
Winona395648
Douglas380366
Nobles374847
Mower374729
Goodhue359163
Polk330860
McLeod328947
Beltrami316648
Morrison314845
Lyon306340
Becker290039
Itasca288043
Isanti286543
Carlton285243
Steele279610
Pine270815
Freeborn254923
Todd233730
Nicollet230938
Brown219134
Mille Lacs216145
Le Sueur215016
Cass211024
Meeker201733
Waseca193916
Wabasha17493
Martin172126
Roseau166617
Hubbard151438
Redwood141427
Houston141114
Dodge14014
Renville138740
Chippewa133432
Cottonwood129218
Fillmore12838
Wadena120918
Rock112212
Aitkin111633
Faribault110316
Sibley11017
Watonwan10708
Pennington101316
Kanabec100118
Pipestone97523
Yellow Medicine95017
Murray9137
Jackson87510
Swift84718
Pope7485
Stevens7078
Marshall70315
Clearwater68814
Lake66515
Lac qui Parle66116
Wilkin63510
Koochiching61010
Lincoln4912
Big Stone4703
Grant4398
Unassigned43568
Norman4268
Mahnomen4177
Kittson37420
Red Lake3214
Traverse2673
Lake of the Woods1991
Cook1160

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 313284

Reported Deaths: 4437
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk47198465
Linn18187280
Scott15975172
Black Hawk14184243
Woodbury13161181
Johnson1234453
Dubuque11678159
Pottawattamie9204115
Dallas915472
Story886638
Cerro Gordo476172
Webster475077
Warren463939
Clinton461068
Sioux460757
Marshall433262
Buena Vista397731
Muscatine397379
Des Moines396243
Plymouth354270
Wapello353098
Jasper335159
Lee327132
Marion312253
Jones275650
Henry269931
Carroll258934
Bremer251048
Crawford235524
Boone224717
Washington224333
Benton214550
Mahaska198937
Jackson196532
Tama191659
Dickinson189429
Kossuth182244
Delaware177736
Clay173421
Wright167824
Fayette166824
Buchanan162924
Hamilton162930
Winneshiek161420
Harrison159162
Hardin158731
Cedar156819
Clayton154349
Butler152524
Page148715
Floyd142036
Cherokee140527
Mills139017
Lyon138233
Poweshiek136024
Hancock133024
Allamakee131630
Iowa128522
Madison126210
Calhoun12409
Grundy123428
Winnebago123329
Jefferson122625
Mitchell117337
Louisa116830
Cass115443
Chickasaw114012
Appanoose113340
Sac113215
Union112823
Emmet111332
Shelby108027
Humboldt107819
Guthrie104624
Franklin104018
Unassigned10290
Palo Alto92611
Montgomery90024
Keokuk86526
Howard86419
Monroe82820
Clarke8219
Pocahontas78811
Ida76930
Davis70421
Adair69820
Greene6987
Monona69618
Lucas67110
Osceola65011
Worth6224
Taylor6029
Fremont5296
Van Buren50615
Decatur5004
Ringgold46311
Audubon4278
Wayne42021
Adams3023
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