Severe Weather Alerts

Scott

Special Statement:

Issued at: 12:52 PM CDT on July 12, 2014, expires at: 2:30 PM CDT on July 12, 2014
  • ...Thunderstorms moving over Scott County through 130 PM CDT... At 1251 PM CDT...Weather Service radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5 miles northeast of New Prague. This storm was moving northeast at 20 mph. Pea size hail and heavy downpours are expected with this storm.
  • Locations in or near the path of this storm include... Helena. Prior Lake. Credit River. Savage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Remember...if you can hear thunder...you are close enough to the storm to be struck by lightning. Seek safe shelter immediately. Lat...Lon 4466 9369 4479 9334 4478 9332 4471 9331 4463 9331 4463 9327 4455 9328 4454 9348 4455 9371 time...Mot...loc 1753z 247deg 19kt 4461 9352 1238 PM CDT Sat Jul 12 2014 ...Localized flooding is likely in the area... At 1237 PM CDT...thunderstorms with heavy rainfall were slowly moving east across the area. Rainfall rates in excess of 2 inches per hour were occurring... with estimated totals of over an inch since 11 am. Additional rainfall is expected before the storms weaken or move out of the area... which will lead to flooding of small streams... as well as urbanized and poor drainage areas. People in northeastern Nicollet...northern Le Sueur...northern Rice...southeastern Sibley and southern Scott counties...should monitor the weather situation closely and exercise appropriate caution. Excessive runoff will cause flooding of small creeks and streams...country roads...and farmland along the banks of creeks and streams. Lat...Lon 4454 9411 4456 9392 4464 9378 4461 9328 4447 9328 4447 9304 4441 9304 4428 9411

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