Stearns County, Minnesota
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Weather Alerts: Stearns County, Minnesota
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Flood Watch
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-Benton-
Sherburne-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Redwood-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River, Madison,
Benson, Montevideo, Willmar, Litchfield, Monticello,
Granite Falls, Olivia, Hutchinson, and Redwood Falls
749 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017


The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued

* Flood Watch for portions of central Minnesota, east central
Minnesota, southwest Minnesota, and west central Minnesota,
including the following areas, in central Minnesota, Benton,
Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Morrison, Renville, Sherburne,
Stearns, Todd, and Wright. In east central Minnesota, Mille
Lacs. In southwest Minnesota, Redwood. In west central
Minnesota, Chippewa, Douglas, Lac Qui Parle, Pope, Stevens,
Swift, and Yellow Medicine.

* Through Thursday morning

* Heavy rain overnight could lead to flooding.

* Low lying areas and small creeks and streams will be most
susceptible to flooding.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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