Weather Alerts for Elk River Sherburne CO

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
ELK RIVER SHERBURNE CO

Areas Affected:
Sherburne - Stearns - Wright
Effective: Sun, 5/15 9:21pm Updated: Mon, 5/16 12:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 5/20 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Minnesota and Wisconsin...
Mississippi River at St. Cloud affecting Sherburne, Stearns and
Wright Counties.
Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota,
Washington, Pierce and Goodhue Counties.
...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Minnesota...
Mississippi River At Hwy 169 at Champlin affecting Anoka and
Hennepin Counties.
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...
Sauk River at St. Cloud affecting Stearns County.
...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* WHERE...Mississippi River at St. Cloud.
* WHEN...Until Friday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 845 PM CDT Sunday, the stage was 9.5 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 845 PM CDT Sunday was 9.5 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 9.5
feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below
flood stage early Thursday afternoon.
- Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
9.4 feet on 05/17/1999.
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Information:
Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.