Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
247 PM CDT WED SEP 21 2016

...THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT WILL WORSEN FLOODING...

.COMBINED WITH THE HEAVY RAIN THAT HIT PARTS OF THE REGION LAST
NIGHT AND THE ON-GOING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY...ADDITIONAL FLOODING
IS LIKELY FOR SOME AREAS WHERE REPEATED STORMS TRACK. AN
ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN COULD FALL...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS.

BESIDES LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...PONDING AND CONTINUED RISES ON
AREA RIVERS IS LIKELY. SOME FLOOD WARNINGS ARE OUT AND MORE ARE
POSSIBLE DEPENDING ON WHERE THE HEAVIEST RAIN FALLS THE NEXT 24
HOURS.

REMAIN ALERT FOR MORE OR NEW FLASH FLOODING.

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032>034-041>044-053>055-061-220400-
/O.CON.KARX.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-160923T0000Z/
/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...OSAGE...CRESCO...DECORAH...WAUKON...
CHARLES CITY...NEW HAMPTON...OELWEIN...ELKADER...WABASHA...
DODGE CENTER...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...PRESTON...
CALEDONIA...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...
FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...
PLATTEVILLE
247 PM CDT WED SEP 21 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN 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.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST FOR MOST
  LOCATIONS. LOCALIZED 2-DAY TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 7 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS TRACK OVER THE SAME AREAS. WITH ALREADY
  WET SOILS...FLOODING WILL DEVELOP RAPIDLY.

* ROADS WILL HAVE WATER OVER THEM AND MUDSLIDES CAN OCCUR. AREA
  DRAINAGE AREAS WILL BE FULL AND COULD FLOOD AGAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

THOSE LIVING OR RECREATING NEAR WATERWAYS SHOULD MONITOR LATER
FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD
WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

SHEA



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