Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
355 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

...FLASH FLOODING OCCURRING THIS MORNING...

.HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...
NORTHEAST IOWA AND SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT WITH MANY ROAD
CLOSURES DUE TO FLASH FLOODING. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND THROUGH THE DAY. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
TONIGHT.

THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL AGGRAVATE THE CURRENT FLOODING AND
LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING. ADDITIONAL WARNINGS MAY
BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

FLOODING IS HARD TO SEE AT NIGHT. DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOOD WATERS
AS IT MAY HAVE WASHED OUT THE ROAD OR BRIDGE.

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032>034-041>044-053>055-061-221700-
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/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
355 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

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

* AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST FOR MOST
  LOCATIONS THROUGH TONIGHT. LOCALIZED TWO DAY TOTALS IN EXCESS
  OF 9 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.

&&

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ROGERS


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