Speech to Text for Tracking Our Remaining Flood Threat and Rain Becoming Snow Tonight
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storm team three metorolgist sara knox joins us... sara á it's a damp one out there this evening á what are you tracking? (flood warnings have been posted for north iowa counties along and west of iá35 for widespread flooding concerns and a river flood warning for the middle fork whitewater river in olmsted county after streams and rivers are out flowing their banks. this has led to many secondary roads being flooded or closed. remember turn around don't drown if you come across a flooded roadway, it isn't worth risking your life or vehicle.( scattered showers continue to make headlines coming into the evening, worsening our flood threat alongside the continuous melting snowpack. as we slip later into the evening hours, a passing cold front will shift and increase winds from the northwest. gusting near 40mph through the night and well into friday, northwest winds will bring in cooler temperatures and a precipitation change. starting around 6á7pm, plan for whatever rain remains to change over to a wintry mixture then snow. accumulation will be minor but will cause plenty of refreezing on area roadways making for a very slick and dangerous friday morning commute á but icy conditions could stick around for the whole day. a much calmer and drier patter returns saturday and well into the spring season! sunny skies and steadily increasing temperatures headline the next work week with 50s popping back onto the board! tonight: rain becoming snow/windy. lows: upper 20s. winds: northwest at 15 to 25 mph. gusts near 35 to 40 mph. friday: gradual clearing/windy. highs: low 30s. winds: northwest at 15 to 25 mph. gusts near 35 to 40 mph. friday night: increasing clouds/breezy. lows: upper