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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1042 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

MNC023-067-073-127-129-151-173-171245-
/O.NEW.KMPX.FA.W.0001.170817T0342Z-170817T1245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Lac qui Parle MN-Chippewa MN-Redwood MN-Yellow Medicine MN-Swift MN-
Kandiyohi MN-Renville MN-
1042 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

The National Weather Service in The Twin Cities has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in...
  Eastern Lac qui Parle County in west central Minnesota...
  Chippewa County in west central Minnesota...
  Central Redwood County in southwestern Minnesota...
  Yellow Medicine County in west central Minnesota...
  Swift County in west central Minnesota...
  Western Kandiyohi County in central Minnesota...
  Western Renville County in central Minnesota...

* Until 745 AM CDT Thursday

* At 1039 PM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
  cause lowland flooding. Two to five inches of rain have have
  already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Willmar, Montevideo, Redwood Falls, Benson, Granite Falls, Olivia,
  Madison, Dawson, Appleton, Clara City, Renville and Clarkfield.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area through the early morning hours of Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4518 9609 4541 9576 4541 9504 4439 9496
      4441 9556 4449 9560 4462 9561 4463 9563
      4465 9624 4501 9626

$$

DWE


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

LSZ146-147-170600-
/O.CON.KDLH.SC.Y.0039.170816T2100Z-170817T2100Z/
PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LATE
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

MELDE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

LSZ140-170600-
/O.EXB.KDLH.SC.Y.0039.170817T0300Z-170817T2100Z/
GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM
CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM CDT
THURSDAY.

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

LSZ141>143-170600-
/O.CON.KDLH.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-170817T2100Z/
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH LATE
                    THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

LSZ144-145-170600-
/O.CON.KDLH.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-170817T2100Z/
TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
341 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT
THURSDAY...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON AND BECOMING NORTH.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
749 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...Flood watch in effect through noon on Thursday...

.Several hours of moderate to heavy rain are expected tonight. A
large area of 4 to 6 inches is expected, with a few locations
seeing locally higher amounts. This could lead to flooding in low
lying areas, and smaller creeks and streams. Remember, never drive
through water covered roads.

MNZ041>044-047>051-054>059-064>066-073-170900-
/O.NEW.KMPX.FA.A.0001.170817T0049Z-170817T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

jrb


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
854 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-180200-
Vilas-Oneida-Forest-Florence-Northern Marinette County-Lincoln-
Langlade-Menominee-Northern Oconto County-Door-Marathon-Shawano-
Wood-Portage-Waupaca-Outagamie-Brown-Kewaunee-Waushara-Winnebago-
Calumet-Manitowoc-Southern Marinette County-
Southern Oconto County-
854 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north-central and northeast
Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms are expected overnight. While organized
severe thunderstorms are not likely, there is sufficient shear in
the atmosphere where some storms could produce funnel clouds and
isolated strong winds. Locally heavy rains are likely as well.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Wednesday

There is a chance of thunderstorms Thursday. A few storms may
contain gusty winds and locally heavy rain.

There is a chance for more storms at times from Sunday night into
Tuesday. It is too early to determine if any of these storms will
be severe.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation should not be needed tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
819 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

LSZ121-140>148-171030-
Bayfield to Oak Point WI-Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN-
Silver Bay Harbor to Two Harbors MN-Two Harbors to Duluth MN-
Duluth MN to Port Wing WI-Port Wing to Sand Island WI-
Sand Island to Bayfield WI-Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI-
819 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Nearshore
waters of western Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong and persistent northeast winds are expected to cause
hazardous conditions for small craft tonight. Please refer to the
latest marine products for additional details on a small craft
advisory that has been issued for much of western Lake Superior.
There is also a chance for thunderstorms over portions of western
Lake Superior through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Northeast winds will become more northerly and diminish later Thursday
afternoon and evening, allowing waves to gradually diminish.
Please see the marine products for details on the small craft
advisory.

There will be a chance for thunderstorms over portions of the
nearshore waters Monday.

$$

GSF

More information may be obtained at the following web address:
http://www.weather.gov/duluth (all lower case)

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
819 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-171030-
Koochiching-North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-
North Itasca-Central St. Louis-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Southern Cook/North Shore-North Cass-South Itasca-South Cass-
Crow Wing-Northern Aitkin-South Aitkin-Carlton/South St. Louis-
Pine-Douglas-Bayfield-Ashland-Iron-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
819 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms are possible through tonight, primarily
from central Minnesota to northwest Wisconsin. The storms will be
relatively weak, and otherwise just be capable of heavier rainfall
rates and breezy winds.

Widespread moderate to heavy rain is forecast across the Northland
through tonight and the first half of Thursday. The heaviest rains
will fall from central to northeast Minnesota, with much of the
area getting 1.5 to nearly 2.5 inches. Northwest Wisconsin is
forecast about 0.75 to 1.5 inches. The rain will likely result in
some ponding of water on roadways with poor drainage, and water
along creeks and rivers will rise over the next few days from the
rain. The potential for flooding is very low, but country roads
near creeks could have some standing water for a day or two.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Isolated thunderstorms are possible Thursday, primarily from
central Minnesota to northwest Wisconsin. The storms will be
relatively weak, and otherwise just be capable of heavier rainfall
rates and breezy winds.

Thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Northland
Friday and again Sunday into early next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight. However,
any reports of flooding tonight are appreciated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
515 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
172045-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-
Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-Polk-Barron-Rusk-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
515 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms will continue through tonight. The main
threat will be heavy rainfall, especially in western Minnesota,
where localized amounts between 4 and 6 inches is expected. Some
localized flooding will be possible with this rain.

There is a marginal risk for severe storms as well in south
central MN this afternoon and evening. Damaging wind gusts and a few
tornadoes are possible with activity that is expected to move out of
Iowa into southern MN early this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible Thursday mainly
across eastern Minnesota into western Wisconsin. Severe weather
is not expected. There is a chance for non severe thunderstorms
Friday afternoon into Friday evening. Thunderstorm chances
increase again Sunday into Monday night. Heavy rainfall and
severe weather will be possible during this period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Marquette MI
351 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

LSZ162-240>251-263>267-171200-
Lake Superior west of a line from Saxon Harbor WI to Grand
Portage MN beyond 5NM-Saxon Harbor WI to Black River MI-
Black River to Ontonagon MI-
Ontonagon to Upper Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Upper Entrance of Portage Canal to Eagle River MI-
Eagle River to Manitou Island MI-
Manitou Island to Point Isabelle MI-
Point Isabelle to Lower Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Lower Entrance of Portage Canal To Huron Islands MI Including
Keweenaw and Huron Bays-Huron Islands to Marquette MI-
Marquette to Munising MI-Munising to Grand Marais MI-
Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI-
Lake Superior from Saxon Harbor WI to Upper Entrance to Portage
Canal MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian border including Isle
Royale National Park-
Lake Superior from Upper Entrance to Portage Canal to Manitou
Island MI 5NM off shore to the US/Canadian Border-
Lake Superior West of Line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
Beyond 5NM from shore-
Lake Superior East of a line from Manitou Island to Marquette MI
and West of a line from Grand Marais MI to the US/Canadian Border
Beyond 5NM from shore-
Lake Superior from Grand Marais MI to Whitefish Point MI 5NM off
shore to the US/Canadian border-
351 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 /251 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Eastern Lake
Superior...Central Lake Superior and Western Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms over far western Lake
Superior late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Thunderstorms are possible over all of Lake Superior on Thursday
and then over southeast Lake Superior Thursday evening.

Thunderstorms are also possible on Monday and Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

The need for weather spotter reports is not anticipated at this
time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Marquette MI
351 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-171200-
Keweenaw-Ontonagon-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Marquette-Alger-Luce-
Gogebic-Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-Southern Schoolcraft-
Southern Houghton-Northern Schoolcraft-
351 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 /251 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western Upper
Michigan and central Upper Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Thunderstorms are possible overnight for the southwest half of the
Upper Peninsula.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Thunderstorms are possible across all of the area on Thursday and
then only over central and eastern Upper Michigan Thursday
evening. Heavy rainfall will accompany any of the thunderstorms.
Some thunderstorms may be strong and produce small hail and gusty
winds over the west half Thursday afternoon.

Thunderstorms are also possible on Monday into Tuesday.

A high swim risk is expected for Southern Schoolcraft county
Thursday.

A high swim risk is expected for Marquette and Alger County
Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

The need for weather spotter reports is not anticipated at this
time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
403 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

MNZ003-017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ053-170915-
Clay-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-
East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
Richland-
403 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern North
Dakota, west central and northwest Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers with embedded thunderstorms will continue today and
tonight. These are expected to bring 0.50 to 1.50 inches of rain,
with localized higher amounts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Thunderstorms are possible Friday and periodically Saturday night
through Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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