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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Traverse

NWS Aberdeen (Northern and Northeastern South Dakota)

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a

* Flood Warning for... East central Traverse County in west central Minnesota...

* Until 500 PM CDT Saturday.

* At 502 PM CDT, a river gage located just east of Dumont on 12 mile creek reported a stage of 11.3 feet, which is 2.3 feet above flood stage. 12 mile creek may continue to rise this evening before leveling off late tonight. The flooding should affect mainly lowlands and farmland near the creek. The flooding is the result of heavy rains that occurred upstream on Wednesday and Thursday.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots.

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