Issue Date: 422 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
High water levels will continue in the Rainy River Basin over far
northern Minnesota, as well as around the Island Lake Reservoir
and areas downstream on the Cloquet River, especially around Side
Lake and Hunter Lake. Minor flooding will continue along the
Mississippi River between Aitkin and Fort Ripley in Crow Wing
County and near Scanlon along the St. Louis River where Flood
Warnings are in effect. A Flood Warning remains in effect for the
Island Lake Reservoir and areas downstream on the Cloquet River.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
Water levels will remain high across many of the Northland`s
rivers, creeks, and streams, especially in the Rainy River Basin,
Island Lake Reservoir, Cloquet River, and the Mississippi Basin.
Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Thursday
afternoon and evening for northwest Wisconsin and portions of
northeast Minnesota south of the Iron Range. Potential hazards
include damaging wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rainfall.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Reports of flooding from spotters and the public are requested.