Flood Watch
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
347 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017
 
...More Heavy Rainfall Expected Friday Afternoon through Saturday Morning...
 
.Another round of thunderstorms is expected across portions of
the Upper Mississippi River Valley Friday afternoon through early
Saturday morning. 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible with
perhaps some localized higher amounts. This expected heavy
rainfall, coupled with saturated and some already flooded ground
from heavy rainfall Wednesday night, could cause renewed flash
flooding and flooding issues, including road washouts, mud and
rock slides, and rapid river rises and flooding.
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Including the cities of Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Elkader,
Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston,
Caledonia, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, Black River Falls,
La Crosse, Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Friendship, Viroqua,
Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville
347 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
 
* Portions of northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and Wisconsin,
including the following counties, in northeast Iowa, Allamakee,
Clayton, Howard, and Winneshiek. In southeast Minnesota, Dodge,
Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In
Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Jackson, Juneau, La
Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau, and Vernon.
 
* From Friday afternoon through Saturday morning
 
* Heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
possible.
 
* Impacts could include flash flooding, additional road
washouts, rock and mud slides, and river flooding.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
 
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
233 PM CDT THU JUL 20 2017
The National Weather Service in La Crosse has extended the
 
* Flood Warning for...
La Crosse County in west central Wisconsin...
Southwestern Jackson County in west central Wisconsin...
Central Monroe County in west central Wisconsin...
 
* Until 815 PM CDT
 
* At 230 PM CDT, local law enforcement reports numerous roads remain
closed due to flooding, especially in southern Monroe county.
Highway 27 south of Sparta to Melvina remains closed.
Additionally, the La Crosse River is experiencing flooding from
Sparta to La Crosse.
 
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
La Crosse, Sparta, Onalaska, Holmen, West Salem, Bangor, Cashton,
North Bend, Dakota, Cataract, Brice Prairie, Franklin, Medary,
Leon, Portland, Burns, Norwalk and Rockland.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.