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
1131 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...More Heavy Rainfall Expected Friday Afternoon through Saturday
Morning...

.Another round of thunderstorms is expected across portions of the
Upper Mississippi River Valley Friday afternoon through early
Saturday morning. 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible with
perhaps some localized higher amounts. This expected heavy
rainfall, coupled with saturated and some already flooded ground
from heavy rainfall last night, could cause some flash flooding
issues, including road washouts, mud and rock slides, and rapid
river rises and flooding.

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Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Clayton-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-
Mower-Fillmore-Houston-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson-La Crosse-
Monroe-Juneau-Adams-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
Including the cities of Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Elkader,
Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston,
Caledonia, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, Black River Falls,
La Crosse, Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Friendship, Viroqua,
Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville
1131 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY 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, Clayton, Howard, and Winneshiek. In
  southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted,
  Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Crawford,
  Grant, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland,
  Trempealeau, and Vernon.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday morning

* Heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
  possible.

* Impacts could include flash flooding, additional road washouts,
  rock and mud slides, and river flooding.

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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DAS



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