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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.

Confirmed Cases: 43170

Reported Deaths: 1548
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin13790791
Ramsey5357237
Dakota278196
Stearns254919
Anoka2477114
Nobles16976
Washington132441
Olmsted131920
Mower9902
Scott9234
Rice8958
Clay62738
Blue Earth6002
Kandiyohi5951
Wright5555
Carver5092
Todd4042
Sherburne3715
Lyon3592
Freeborn3160
Watonwan2720
Steele2661
Benton2433
St. Louis24116
Nicollet21212
Martin1765
Winona15315
Cottonwood1420
Goodhue1428
Le Sueur1421
Otter Tail1211
Crow Wing11612
Pine1140
Chisago1121
McLeod1020
Dodge1000
Carlton960
Unassigned9238
Pipestone904
Polk893
Murray850
Isanti840
Chippewa821
Waseca800
Itasca7612
Douglas750
Morrison701
Becker690
Meeker661
Faribault640
Beltrami580
Jackson580
Sibley582
Pennington540
Brown512
Wabasha440
Mille Lacs402
Fillmore380
Renville373
Rock350
Swift351
Houston320
Lincoln320
Yellow Medicine320
Grant310
Roseau300
Redwood250
Koochiching241
Wilkin233
Cass212
Norman210
Big Stone180
Kanabec181
Wadena180
Aitkin170
Marshall160
Clearwater140
Pope140
Mahnomen131
Hubbard110
Stevens110
Lake90
Traverse80
Lac qui Parle60
Red Lake50
Kittson20
Cook10
Lake of the Woods00

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 35769

Reported Deaths: 756
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk7663185
Woodbury336044
Black Hawk254459
Buena Vista173711
Johnson14938
Dallas142831
Linn141684
Scott112210
Marshall110519
Dubuque101623
Story8808
Pottawattamie84213
Wapello71531
Muscatine69745
Crawford6803
Sioux5150
Tama49029
Webster4395
Wright4021
Louisa36713
Jasper35917
Plymouth3545
Cerro Gordo3451
Warren3371
Dickinson3093
Washington2549
Hamilton2071
Boone1741
Clay1511
Clarke1453
Clinton1441
Allamakee1384
Shelby1210
Mahaska12017
Carroll1171
Franklin1170
Bremer1167
Poweshiek1118
Pocahontas1091
Des Moines1032
Emmet990
Cedar961
Henry933
Hardin920
Cherokee851
Marion850
Floyd842
Guthrie824
Taylor810
Benton781
Monona780
Jones741
Jackson720
Butler702
Osceola700
Sac690
Buchanan661
Calhoun662
Hancock631
Harrison630
Iowa631
Jefferson630
Lyon630
Fayette610
Humboldt611
Delaware571
Madison572
Lee542
Monroe547
Palo Alto530
Mills520
Winneshiek521
Clayton513
Grundy480
Mitchell480
Winnebago460
Davis431
Kossuth430
Union420
Howard370
Lucas354
Chickasaw320
Greene310
Unassigned310
Appanoose293
Cass290
Worth280
Ida240
Keokuk231
Page220
Van Buren211
Adair170
Audubon171
Ringgold161
Montgomery152
Decatur130
Fremont110
Wayne110
Adams80
Rochester
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Albert Lea
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Austin
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Charles City
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