Flood Warning for Granite Falls, MN

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Current Alerts for Granite Falls, MN: Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 15 at 8:25PM CDT until June 17 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS Minneapolis

AREAS AFFECTED: Chippewa; Lac qui Parle; Yellow Medicine

DESCRIPTION: ...The flood warning continues for the following river in Minnesota... Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County ...The flood warning continues for the following river in Minnesota.. Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and Yellow Medicine Counties .Overview...The spring flooding of 2019 may end before spring does. The two points that remain above flood stage are forecast to drop below flood stage this coming week. The Flood Warning continues for The Minnesota River at Montevideo. * until Monday afternoon. * At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 14.3 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 14.0 feet. * Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by tomorrow evening. * Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the river. &&

INSTRUCTION: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Turn Around...Don`t Drown. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station for the latest information concerning this flood event.

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