Flood warnings in effect for many counties in viewing area

Many roads are being affected.

Posted: Sep 5, 2018 6:23 AM
Updated: Sep 5, 2018 8:39 PM

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Faribault; Freeborn

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR FREEBORN...EASTERN FARIBAULT...STEELE AND EASTERN WASECA COUNTIES... At 415 AM CDT, Doppler radar had shown a decrease in rainfall since midnight. Since Tuesday morning, rainfall amounts of three to five inches fell across the warned area. This had led to rising creeks, streams and rivers across the warned area. Although no additional heavy rainfall is expected this morning, runoff is not complete. Therefore, area streams, creeks and rivers will remain high.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Floyd

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
.Recent heavy rain will cause significant rises along the Cedar River. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Cedar River at Charles City.

* from this evening to Friday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 2:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.9 feet.

* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to rise to near 14.9 feet by Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Friday morning.

* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Leland Avenue floods, and flooding on Park Drive and 19th Avenue is likely. &&

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility vehicles. Turn Around, Don't Drown! Additional river and weather information is available at... http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Franklin

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Southeastern Wright County in north central Iowa... Franklin County in north central Iowa... Northwestern Butler County in north central Iowa...

* Until 345 PM CDT.

* In the past 24 hours, a widespread 2 to 4 inches of rain has fallen across the warned area. Local Emergency Management and Law Enforcement officials have reported several road closures due to water over the roadways.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Hampton, Sheffield, Greene, Big Wall Lake, Dumont, Dows, Latimer, Coulter, Alexander, Geneva, Bristow, Rowan, Bradford, Hansell, Chapin, Popejoy, Aredale, Galt, Beeds Lake State Park and Hampton Municipal Airport. Additional rainfall amounts of one tenth of an inch is possible in the warned area through this afternoon.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Mower

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
.Recent heavy rain will cause significant rises along the Cedar...Turkey and Root rivers. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Turtle Creek Near Austin 3NW.

* from Wednesday morning to Friday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 10.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Wednesday morning and continue to rise to near 11.5 feet Wednesday evening.

* Impact...At 10.5 feet...Minor flooding begins along the creek in Austin. &&

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility vehicles. Turn Around, Don't Drown! Additional river and weather information is available at... http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

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Confirmed Cases: 42772

Reported Deaths: 1542
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Ramsey5313234
Dakota275396
Stearns253619
Anoka2458111
Nobles16946
Washington130641
Olmsted130220
Mower9872
Scott8994
Rice8928
Clay62038
Kandiyohi5951
Blue Earth5862
Wright5475
Carver5002
Todd4042
Sherburne3725
Lyon3512
Freeborn3140
Watonwan2720
Steele2501
Benton2423
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Nicollet20712
Martin1755
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Goodhue1428
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Crow Wing11512
Otter Tail1151
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Cass202
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Marshall160
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Mahnomen131
Pope130
Stevens110
Hubbard100
Lake90
Traverse70
Lac qui Parle50
Red Lake50
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Cook10
Lake of the Woods00

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Confirmed Cases: 35534

Reported Deaths: 754
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Woodbury334944
Black Hawk253459
Buena Vista173811
Johnson14878
Dallas141531
Linn141083
Marshall110019
Scott109810
Dubuque100023
Story8778
Pottawattamie84113
Wapello71631
Muscatine69545
Crawford6813
Sioux5050
Tama48829
Webster4295
Wright3991
Louisa36713
Jasper35717
Plymouth3535
Warren3371
Cerro Gordo3291
Dickinson3073
Washington2559
Hamilton2041
Boone1751
Clay1511
Clarke1453
Clinton1391
Allamakee1384
Mahaska11917
Shelby1190
Carroll1171
Bremer1167
Franklin1130
Poweshiek1128
Pocahontas1091
Des Moines1022
Emmet970
Cedar961
Henry933
Hardin920
Cherokee851
Marion840
Floyd822
Guthrie814
Taylor810
Benton781
Monona780
Jones741
Butler702
Osceola690
Sac680
Jackson670
Buchanan651
Calhoun652
Iowa631
Jefferson630
Hancock621
Harrison620
Lyon610
Humboldt601
Fayette590
Delaware581
Madison562
Lee542
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Palo Alto530
Monroe527
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Winneshiek500
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Davis431
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Union430
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Lucas354
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Worth270
Appanoose243
Keokuk241
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