Preston, Minnesota, United States (55965)
Lat: 43.67N, Lon: 92.08W
Wx Zone: MNZ095
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Flash Flood Watch
 Issued: 856 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016
 Expires: 100 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016
 
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FLASH FLOOD WATCH
Issue Date: 856 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016
Expiration: 100 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...MORE RAIN INTO SUNDAY...MORE FLOODING POSSIBLE...

.SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO WORK THROUGH THE
AREA OVERNIGHT AND INTO EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE-QUARTER TO AS MUCH AS ONE INCH
EXPECTED. WHILE THESE AMOUNTS WOULD NOT NORMALLY BE A
CONCERN...GROUNDS ARE SO SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINS THAT EVEN A
QUICK INCH OF RAIN WOULD CAUSE MORE RISES ON RIVERS AND
STREAMS...ALONG WITH A THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING. MUD OR ROCK
SLIDES ARE POSSIBLE IN HILLY TERRAIN IF ANY HEAVY RAIN SETS UP.

THOSE THAT LIVE IN AREAS HIT HARD BY RECENT RAINS...OR NEAR
RIVERS AND STREAMS ALREADY RUNNING HIGH...SHOULD BE ESPECIALLY
ALERT FOR MORE RAIN AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL FLOODING.
NEVER CROSS A FLOODED ROADWAY.

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ079-086-087-094-095-251200-
/O.CON.KARX.FF.A.0010.160925T0500Z-160925T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-MOWER-
FILLMORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSAGE...CRESCO...CHARLES CITY...
NEW HAMPTON...WABASHA...DODGE CENTER...ROCHESTER...AUSTIN...
PRESTON
856 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016



...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF IOWA AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE 
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN IOWA...CHICKASAW...FLOYD...HOWARD AND 
MITCHELL. IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...DODGE...FILLMORE...MOWER... 
OLMSTED AND WABASHA. 

* FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* ANOTHER 1/4 TO 1 INCH OF RAIN IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MIDDAY SUNDAY.

* GROUNDS ARE SATURATED AND CANNOT HANDLE ANY MORE RAINFALL. ANY
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RUN OFF INTO RIVERS AND STREAMS...AND COULD
RESULT IN MORE FLASH FLOODING. ROCK AND MUD SLIDES ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE IN HILLY TERRAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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