Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS63 KARX 201445
FFAARX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...LOCALIZED FLOODING REMAINS POSSIBLE TODAY...

.PERIODS OF RAIN AND SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. WITH RECENT
RAINS ALREADY RESULTING IN SOME FLOODING...THIS ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO MORE FLOODING CONCERNS.

WITH THE THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVIER RAINFALLS
DECREASING...THE THREAT OF MORE FLOODING IS DIMINISHING AND THE
FLASH FLOOD WATCH MAY BE CANCELED EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

IF YOU LIVE BY A RIVER OR STREAM...BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND IF WATER LEVELS START TO RISE. DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOOD
WATERS.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WABASHA-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WABASHA...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...FRIENDSHIP
945 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...WABASHA. IN
  WISCONSIN...ADAMS...BUFFALO...JACKSON...JUNEAU...MONROE AND
  TREMPEALEAU.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WITH THE GROUND SATURATED...EXPECT RUNOFF TO RESULT IN RISES ON
  AREA WATERWAYS. WITH STREAMS AND RIVERS HIGH FROM RAINS EARLIER
  IN THE WEEK...RENEWED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

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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RRS



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