Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI
FGUS73 KARX 211450
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
950 AM CDT WED SEP 21 2016
...Flooding possible along the Zumbro River and its tributaries...
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
For the South Fork Zumbro River at Rochester 37th St...The stage this
morning was 3.86 feet. Flood stage is 14.0 feet. The river is
forecast to rise above flood stage Thursday morning, and reach a
crest between 15 and 16 feet Thursday evening. This would result in
Minor flooding is also possible at Zumbro Lake, where the lake level
could rise to around 919 ft. The level this morning was 915.22 ft.
For the Zumbro River at Zumbro Falls...The stage this morning was
7.78 feet. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise
above flood stage Thursday evening, and reach a crest between 24
and 25 feet on Friday. This would result in Moderate flooding.