Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI
FGUS73 KARX 231613
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1013 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017
...Flood threat lessening for Locations along the Upper Mississippi
River from Wabasha to La Crosse...with Minor Flooding still possible
The colder temperatures along with a forecast of more snow than
rain falling over the next 2 days is expected to slow the
runoff into the Mississippi. However, significant rises are
expected along the upper Mississippi into next week.
Mississippi River at Wabasha...The stage this morning was 8.93 feet.
Flood stage is 12.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise to near
flood stage on Tuesday.
Mississippi River at La Crosse...The stage this morning was 7.42
feet. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. The river is forecast to reach 11.50
feet Wednesday morning, which is below flood stage.
Mississippi River at McGregor...The stage this morning was 11.29
feet. Flood stage is 16.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise above
flood stage Wednesday morning, and reach 16.50 feet Thursday morning.
This would result in Minor flooding, with additional rises possible