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   Minnesota - Flood Watch

Counties: Benton; Chippewa; Douglas; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; Meeker; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Pope; Renville; Sherburne; Stearns; Stevens; Swift; Todd; Wright; Yellow Medicine

...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.
...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.
8/17/2017 5:26 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Minnesota - Flood Warning

Counties: Chippewa; Kandiyohi; Lac qui Parle; Redwood; Renville; Swift; Yellow Medicine

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.
8/17/2017 5:11 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Michigan - Beach Hazards Statement

Counties: Allegan; Van Buren

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING.
* HIGH WAVE ACTION... STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
CONDITIONS EXPECTED.
* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS POSSIBLE.
* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS POSSIBLE.
* RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.
* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM ST JOSEPH TO HOLLAND.
* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15
TO 25 MPH LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME WEST TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY. WAVES WILL BUILD TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY AND TO 5 TO 8 FEET
FOR TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. THE RIP CURRENT THREAT WILL INCREASE
CONSIDERABLY BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE ON FRIDAY.
8/17/2017 3:56 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Michigan - Beach Hazards Statement

Counties: Mason; Muskegon; Oceana; Ottawa

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
* HIGH WAVE ACTION... STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
CONDITIONS EXPECTED.
* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.
* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS EXPECTED.
* RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.
* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM HOLLAND TO MANISTEE.
* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS TODAY INCLUDE
GRAND HAVEN STATE PARK AND PERE MARQUETTE PARK IN MUSKEGON.
* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS... SOUTH FACING SOUTH PIERS WILL
BECOME PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS TODAY AS SOUTH WINDS INCREASE TO
15 TO 25 MPH AND WAVES BUILD TO 3 TO 5 FEET. AS WINDS SHIFT TO
THE WEST TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY, RIP CURRENTS BECOME A HIGHER
THREAT. BY THIS TIME PERIOD, WAVES OF 5 TO 8 FEET ARE EXPECTED.
8/17/2017 3:56 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Michigan - Beach Hazards Statement

Counties: Berrien

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...
* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...
* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WINDS BECOMING WEST AND INCREASING
TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 7 FEET. THESE HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS AT LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES DURING
THIS TIME.
8/17/2017 3:26 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Indiana - Beach Hazards Statement

Counties: La Porte

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...
* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...
* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WINDS BECOMING WEST AND INCREASING
TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 7 FEET. THESE HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS AT LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES DURING
THIS TIME.
8/17/2017 3:26 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory

Counties: Kittson; West Marshall

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Dense
Fog Advisory...which is in effect until 8 AM CDT this morning.
* VISIBILITIES...one quarter mile or less at times.
* TIMING...Dense fog will continue through 8 PM Thursday morning
* IMPACTS...Limited visibilities will make travel very difficult.
8/17/2017 6:11 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Minnesota - Wind Advisory

Counties: Blue Earth; Carver; Dakota; Goodhue; Le Sueur; McLeod; Redwood; Renville; Rice; Scott; Steele; Waseca; Watonwan

...BRIEF PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDDAY TODAY...
.As a center of low pressure slowly spins eastward over southern
Minnesota this morning, wind speeds underneath the low may become
quite strong. Sustained speeds of 30 to 35 mph with gusts to
around 50 mph are possible, and these speeds have already been
reported in parts of western Minnesota early this morning. As the
low moves east, wind speeds will gradually diminish.
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 1 PM CDT this
afternoon.
* WINDS...Sustained winds 30 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50
mph.
* IMPACTS...Driving may be hazardous, particularly in high
profile vehicles. Loose outdoor objects may be blown around.
Small or shallow rooted trees may be blown over.
8/17/2017 3:41 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)

   Minnesota - Wind Advisory

Counties: Brown; Nicollet; Sibley

...BRIEF PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDDAY TODAY...
.As a center of low pressure slowly spins eastward over southern
Minnesota this morning, wind speeds underneath the low may become
quite strong. Sustained speeds of 30 to 35 mph with gusts to
around 50 mph are possible, and these speeds have already been
reported in parts of western Minnesota early this morning. As the
low moves east, wind speeds will gradually diminish.
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED...
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 1 PM CDT this
afternoon. The High Wind Warning has been cancelled.
* WINDS...Sustained winds 30 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50
mph.
* IMPACTS...Driving may be hazardous, particularly in high
profile vehicles. Loose outdoor objects may be blown around.
Small or shallow rooted trees may be blown over.
8/17/2017 3:41 AM (Updated 8/17/2017 6:11 AM)
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