... Winter Storm Watch in effect from midnight CDT tonight through Tuesday afternoon...
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a Winter Storm Watch... which is in effect from midnight CDT tonight through Tuesday afternoon.
Snow is expected to develop in the Alexandria... Morris and Glenwood areas around midnight Tuesday and spread east to Milaca and St. Cloud during the night. The snow will continue through a good part of Tuesday. The snow late tonight through early Tuesday afternoon may be heavy at times with accumulations of 6 inches or more possible.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel. This includes along I-94. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
Statement as of 10:18 AM CDT on April 02, 2007
The Flood Warning continues for the Long Prairie river at Long Prairie * from this afternoon until Saturday morning. * At 10 am Monday the stage was 5.8 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 6.0 feet. * Forecast to rise above flood stage this afternoon and continue to rise to near 7.0 feet by Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday morning. * At 7.0 feet... 1st Avenue SW is innundated.
This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.8 feet on June 26 2003.
Even eminent chartered accountants are known, in their capacity as fishermen, blissfully to ignore differences between seven and ten inches, half a pound and two pounds, three fish and a dozen fish. ~ William Sherwood Fox, Silken Lines and Silver Hooks, 1954