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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
724 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Mississippi River at Fort Ripley affecting Crow Wing and Morrison
  Counties

.The Mississippi River around Fort Ripley is experiencing an ice
jam which has caused the river to rise just above flood stage. The river
is at flood stage and it`s expected to rise to around 11 feet tonight.
It is expected to fall below flood stage Tuesday night.

MNC035-097-170124-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-191218T1800Z/
/FTRM5.1.IJ.191215T1630Z.191216T0600Z.191218T0600Z.UU/
724 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River at Fort Ripley.
* At  6:30 PM Sunday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.0 feet tonight.
  The river will fall below flood stage early Wednesday morning.
* At 11.0 feet...This will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
  Fort Ripley.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.1 feet on Jul 17 2016.

&&



LAT...LON 4644 9420 4630 9420 4617 9423 4616 9440
      4626 9442

$$

Melde


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
951 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

LSZ240>245-161100-
/O.CON.KMQT.SC.Y.0142.000000T0000Z-191217T0100Z/
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-
951 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019 /851 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019/

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST /7 PM
CST/ MONDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and waves
  5 to 8 feet occurring.

* WHERE...Portions of Central and Western Lake Superior.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EST /7 PM CST/ Monday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
820 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

LSZ140-141-161430-
/O.EXB.KDLH.SC.Y.0101.191216T0220Z-191216T1600Z/
Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
820 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots and
  waves 2 to 5 feet.

* WHERE...Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN and Grand Marais to
  Taconite Harbor MN.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM CST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should
avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
820 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

LSZ146-147-161430-
/O.EXT.KDLH.SC.Y.0101.191216T0220Z-191216T1600Z/
Port Wing to Sand Island WI-Sand Island to Bayfield WI-
820 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30
  knots becoming west overnight and waves 3 to 6 feet.

* WHERE...Port Wing to Sand Island WI and Sand Island to
  Bayfield WI.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM CST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should
avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

Melde


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
1028 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

LSZ121-140>148-161130-
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-
1028 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong west to southwest winds are expected overnight, especially
over the waters adjacent to the northwest shore of the Bayfield
Peninsula and along a portion of the North Shore. A Small Craft
Advisory is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Winds will diminish through the day Monday and Small Craft
Advisories are in effect for portions of the nearshore waters in
the morning.

Gusty northwest winds behind a cold front late Monday night
through Tuesday night may pose a risk to small craft. A few gale-
force gusts are not out of the question during that time.

$$

Melde

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
1028 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

MNZ033-034-161130-
South Cass-Crow Wing-
1028 PM CST Sun Dec 15 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Ice jam flooding is occurring on the Mississippi River around
Fort Ripley. A Flood Warning remains in effect for that area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Dangerous wind chills to 35 below zero are possible Wednesday
morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow spotters are requested to report their snowfall measurements
to the National Weather Service.

$$

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