Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
315 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL COULD DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA
LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES IF
STORMS WERE TO TRAIN OVER THE SAME AREA. HIGH RAINFALL RATES COULD
LEAD TO SOME LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IN URBAN AREAS AND NEAR
SMALL STREAMS. A FEW MUDSLIDES COULD ALSO OCCUR ALONG STEEPER
UNSTABLE TERRAIN. IF THIS HEAVY RAINFALL DOES DEVELOP...BE
PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-LA CROSSE-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...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...LA CROSSE...VIROQUA...
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
315 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

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...
   BUFFALO...CRAWFORD...GRANT...LA CROSSE...RICHLAND...
  TREMPEALEAU AND VERNON.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
  AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  OF 2 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES IS POSSIBLE.

* THOSE LIVING IN LOW LYING AREAS...OR URBAN AREAS PRONE TO
  FLOODING...AND ANYONE CAMPING NEAR A CREEK OR STREAM...SHOULD BE
  PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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.

&&

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