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A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding.

Posted: Jul 17, 2019 6:54 AM
Updated: Jul 17, 2019 10:05 AM

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Flash Flood Watch
Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight... .Thunderstorms could produce repeated rounds of heavy rainfall tonight which may lead to flash flooding. The location of where the heaviest rain will fall may change so be sure to monitor forecasts closely today. Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops. Also, be alert for possible rock and mudslides in steep terrain areas. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa, and portions of southwest and west central Wisconsin.

* From this evening through Thursday morning

* Thunderstorms could produce repeated rounds of heavy rainfall tonight. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible with localized higher amounts.

* Be prepared for rapidly rising water levels and possible flooding if you are near a river, stream, or low lying area. Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops. Rock and mudslides are possible in steep terrain areas.

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: Anoka; Blue Earth; Carver; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Le Sueur; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Steele; Waseca; Washington

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...EXCESSIVE RAINFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT... .A Flash Flood Watch has been issued tonight for areas from the Twin Cities, south and east of a line from Mankato, to Blue Earth in Minnesota, and areas south of New Richmond to Elk Mound in Wisconsin. Recent heavy rainfall has led to very moist soil conditions, and elevated streams and creeks across portions of east central, and south central Minnesota, as well as portions of west central Wisconsin. Thunderstorms are expected to become more widespread this evening across southern Minnesota, and into west central Wisconsin. The combination of deep moisture, high rainfall rates, and the antecedent conditions, will lead to rapid runoff. The rapid runoff could lead to flash flooding, especially in flood prone areas. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Minnesota and west central Wisconsin, including the following areas, in Minnesota, Anoka, Blue Earth, Carver, Dakota, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Le Sueur, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Steele, Waseca, and Washington. In west central Wisconsin, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, and St. Croix.

* From this evening through Thursday morning

* Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall. 1 to 3 inches of rain expected, with localized higher amounts possible.

* Flash flooding is possible along area streams, as well as in urban and low-lying areas.

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: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Winnebago; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Heavy Rainfall Possible in Northern Iowa Tonight... .Thunderstorms are expected in north central to northeast Iowa tonight. Ample moisture will be available for the storms with the potential for heavy rainfall tonight. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Iowa and northeast Iowa, including the following areas, in north central Iowa, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Winnebago, and Worth. In northeast Iowa, Black Hawk and Bremer.

* From this evening through Thursday morning

* Locally heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches will rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hours.

* Flash flooding is most likely in urban and poor drainage areas. Flash flooding is also possible near small streams and due to overland flooding.

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: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight... .Thunderstorms could produce repeated rounds of heavy rainfall tonight which may lead to flash flooding. The location of where the heaviest rain will fall may change so be sure to monitor forecasts closely today. Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops. Also, be alert for possible rock and mudslides in steep terrain areas. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa, and portions of southwest and west central Wisconsin.

* From this evening through Thursday morning

* Thunderstorms could produce repeated rounds of heavy rainfall tonight. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible with localized higher amounts.

* Be prepared for rapidly rising water levels and possible flooding if you are near a river, stream, or low lying area. Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops. Rock and mudslides are possible in steep terrain areas.

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.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 604687

Reported Deaths: 7643
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1250161780
Ramsey52519898
Dakota46852471
Anoka42789458
Washington27436291
Stearns22561225
St. Louis18146313
Scott17553137
Wright16383149
Olmsted13406102
Sherburne1202795
Carver1067448
Clay826592
Rice8204110
Blue Earth762744
Crow Wing681895
Kandiyohi668185
Chisago620152
Otter Tail586284
Benton582998
Goodhue484074
Douglas475781
Mower470533
Winona461451
Itasca460163
Isanti440364
McLeod430961
Morrison424962
Beltrami407962
Nobles407750
Steele397816
Polk389072
Becker386755
Lyon363853
Carlton353056
Freeborn347133
Pine334923
Nicollet331345
Mille Lacs311854
Brown308040
Le Sueur297326
Cass286332
Todd285633
Meeker263543
Waseca238023
Martin235333
Roseau211221
Wabasha20793
Hubbard196641
Dodge18783
Renville182846
Redwood176539
Houston174616
Cottonwood167124
Wadena163423
Fillmore157610
Faribault155219
Chippewa154038
Pennington153820
Kanabec146828
Sibley146810
Aitkin138937
Watonwan13579
Rock128719
Jackson122812
Pipestone116726
Yellow Medicine115020
Pope11306
Murray107110
Swift106918
Koochiching95518
Stevens92411
Clearwater89016
Marshall88817
Lake83220
Wilkin83213
Lac qui Parle75622
Big Stone6044
Grant5948
Lincoln5853
Mahnomen5669
Norman5479
Kittson49022
Unassigned48393
Red Lake4017
Traverse3775
Lake of the Woods3453
Cook1720

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 371226

Reported Deaths: 6056
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk58274641
Linn21241339
Scott20311248
Black Hawk16180312
Woodbury15241230
Johnson1462285
Dubuque13515211
Dallas1129499
Pottawattamie11233174
Story1072048
Warren583891
Clinton561593
Cerro Gordo554196
Sioux517674
Webster516094
Muscatine4884106
Marshall487176
Des Moines467672
Wapello4337122
Buena Vista427040
Jasper421172
Plymouth403181
Lee382556
Marion366176
Jones301057
Henry294537
Bremer288761
Carroll287252
Boone268534
Crawford268340
Benton260355
Washington257551
Dickinson249344
Mahaska232751
Jackson225242
Clay216727
Kossuth216166
Tama212271
Delaware211143
Winneshiek198935
Page194522
Buchanan194133
Cedar192323
Hardin187544
Fayette186943
Wright186140
Hamilton182051
Harrison179973
Clayton171157
Butler166535
Madison164519
Mills163924
Floyd163542
Cherokee159338
Lyon158941
Poweshiek157136
Allamakee152852
Hancock150334
Iowa149724
Winnebago144531
Cass139255
Calhoun138813
Grundy137433
Emmet135841
Jefferson133335
Shelby131637
Sac130920
Union130035
Louisa129849
Appanoose129049
Mitchell126743
Chickasaw124917
Franklin123523
Guthrie123332
Humboldt119626
Palo Alto113523
Howard105022
Montgomery103638
Clarke101124
Keokuk96832
Monroe96431
Unassigned9550
Ida91635
Adair87432
Pocahontas85822
Davis85325
Monona83431
Osceola78917
Greene78011
Lucas77923
Worth7628
Taylor66812
Fremont6279
Decatur6169
Ringgold56424
Van Buren56418
Wayne54423
Audubon53411
Adams3444
Rochester
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