Jackson County, Minnesota
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Flood Warning
IAC119-143-MNC063-105-241415-
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OSCEOLA IA-LYON IA-NOBLES MN-JACKSON MN-
921 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN IOWA...
NORTHEASTERN LYON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN IOWA...
SOUTHEASTERN NOBLES COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA...
NORTHWESTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT TUESDAY

* AT 918 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY
RAINFALL...WITH AS MUCH AS 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN REPORTED MONDAY
EVENING DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. PONDING OF WATER WAS REPORTED IN THE
CITY OF WORTHINGTON. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED AWAY FROM THE
WARNING AREA...WATER WILL BE SLOW TO DRAIN...AND WILL RESULT IN
RISES IN AREA STREAMS AND CREEK LEVELS OVERNIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WORTHINGTON...SIBLEY...BREWSTER...LITTLE ROCK...ROUND LAKE...BIGELOW AND
OKABENA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN!

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

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LAT...LON 4378 9508 4332 9578 4344 9595 4377 9552

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