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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:58 AM CDT Mar. 26, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Minnesota river at Granite Falls Hwy 212.
* From Thursday morning until further notice.
* At 2:15 am Tuesday the stage was 884.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 888.5 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 892.0 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 893.0 feet... flood waters begin to affect 11th Ave west
of Granite Falls... which impacts bootlegger's supper club. Navd88
* impact... at 892.0 feet... flood waters cause Highway 67... southeast
of town to close. Navd88
* impact... at 891.6 feet... flood waters begin to flow into the natural
diversion that starts upstream of Granite Falls... and flows around
the western and southern sections of the city. Navd88
* impact... at 891.5 feet... flood waters begin to affect Highway 67
southeast of town. Navd88
* impact... at 889.5 feet... flood waters begin to top the controlling
bank at Highway 212. Navd88
* impact... at 888.5 feet... flood waters begin to encroach the alley
way along the river at the foot bridge. Navd88


lat... Lon 4492 9562 4480 9542 4472 9551 4486 9570




258 am CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Minnesota river at Montevideo.
* Until further notice.
* At 2:00 am Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 21.5 feet by
Saturday evening then begin falling.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... sanitary sewers begin to be affected at this
level.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... storm sewers may need to be plugged to
prevent water from backing up into streets.
* 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.


Lat... Lon 4503 9578 4492 9562 4486 9570 4497 9587