Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
944 AM CDT WED SEP 21 2016

...Flooding possible along The Root River...South Branch Root
River...

Parts of the area received between 1 and 3 inches of rainfall
overnight. More heavy rain is forecast for today through tomorrow.
This, combined with the already moist soil conditions, is expected to
result in rising water levels. Should this forecast rainfall
materialize, flooding is possible.

Below is the possible river crests based on the amount of rain we
are expecting...be sure to monitor the weather and check back for
updates.

For the South Branch Root River...
At Preston...The stage this morning was 929.33 feet. Flood stage is
937.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise above flood stage Thursday
morning, and reach a crest near 941 feet around noon Thursday. This
would result in Moderate flooding.

At Lanesboro...The stage this morning was 3.70 feet. Flood stage is
12.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise above flood stage Thursday
morning, and reach a crest between 17 and 18 feet Thursday
afternoon. This would result in Moderate flooding.

For the Root River at Houston...The stage this morning was 5.82
feet. Flood stage is 15.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise above
flood stage Thursday morning, and reach a crest near 17 feet
Friday morning. This would result in Moderate flooding.

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MW


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