Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
338 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

.HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION TONIGHT WITH
WIDESPREAD RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES FORECAST TO FALL. LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
INCHES FALLING PER HOUR. WITH THIS HEAVY RAIN COMING IN THE NIGHT
TIME HOURS...MOTORISTS WITH TRAVEL PLANS TONIGHT INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING ARE URGED TO STAY ALERT OF THE LATEST WEATHER
CONDITIONS. TO GO ALONG WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF ROADS BEING WASHED
OUT...VISIBILITY WILL ALSO BE VERY LOW IN THE HEAVIEST DOWNPOURS
AND WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY
WITH WHERE THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL FALL...BUT CONFIDENCE IS FAIRLY
HIGH THAT THE MAIN TIME FRAME OF CONCERN IS FROM LATE THIS EVENING
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-091645-
/O.NEW.KARX.FF.A.0008.140910T0000Z-140910T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...CHARLES CITY...
OELWEIN...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...MAUSTON...
VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
338 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST
  MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  NORTHEAST IOWA...ALLAMAKEE...CHICKASAW...CLAYTON...FAYETTE...
  FLOYD...HOWARD...MITCHELL AND WINNESHIEK. IN SOUTHEAST
  MINNESOTA...DODGE...FILLMORE...HOUSTON...MOWER...OLMSTED...
  WABASHA AND WINONA. IN WISCONSIN...ADAMS...BUFFALO...CLARK...
  CRAWFORD...GRANT...JACKSON...JUNEAU...LA CROSSE...MONROE...
  RICHLAND...TAYLOR...TREMPEALEAU AND VERNON.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR IS POSSIBLE THIS
  EVENING INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
  OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN
  AREAS WHERE THE THUNDERSTORMS TRAIN OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS OVER
  A LONGER PERIOD.

* ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS TONIGHT WILL WANT TO STAY ALERT TO THE
  LATEST WEATHER CONDITIONS AS ROADS MAY BE WASHED OUT OR HAVE
  MOVING WATER OVER THEM. VISIBILITY WILL ALSO LIKELY BE VERY LOW
  FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL RATES.

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.

&&

$$

HALBACH



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