Weather Alerts for Winona

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Effective: Fri, 5/24 11:44am Updated: Fri, 5/24 8:51pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 5/25 2:43am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

.Flood warnings continue along portions of the Mississippi River.
River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River at Winona.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.5 feet by
Saturday then begin falling.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Prairie Island Park begins to flood. Pumping
operations are underway by the city of Winona, and dike patrols are

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two
feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility
vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown!
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