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
222 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...MORE RAIN INTO SUNDAY...MORE FLOODING POSSIBLE...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURN FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY. HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE. AMOUNTS FROM 1/2 TO 1 INCH ARE
EXPECTED...BUT COULD LOCALLY BE HIGHER.

WHILE THESE AMOUNTS WOULD NOT NORMALLY BE A CONCERN...GROUNDS ARE
SO SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINS THAT EVEN A QUICK INCH OF RAIN
WOULD CAUSE MORE RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS...ALONG WITH A THREAT
FOR FLASH FLOODING. MUD OR ROCK SLIDES ARE POSSIBLE IN HILLY
TERRAIN.

THOSE THAT LIVE IN AREAS HIT HARD BY RECENT RAINS...OR NEAR
RIVERS AND STREAMS ALREADY RUNNING HIGH...SHOULD BE ESPECIALLY
ALERT FOR MORE RAIN AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL FLOODING.
NEVER CROSS A FLOODED ROADWAY.

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MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-MOWER-
FILLMORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSAGE...CRESCO...CHARLES CITY...
NEW HAMPTON...WABASHA...DODGE CENTER...ROCHESTER...AUSTIN...
PRESTON
222 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF IOWA AND SOUTHEAST
  MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN IOWA...
  CHICKASAW...FLOYD...HOWARD AND MITCHELL. IN SOUTHEAST
  MINNESOTA...DODGE...FILLMORE...MOWER...OLMSTED AND WABASHA.

* FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* ANOTHER 1/2 TO 1 INCH...LOCALLY HIGHER...EXPECTED FROM LATE
  TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* GROUNDS ARE SATURATED AND CANNOT HANDLE ANY MORE RAINFALL. ANY
  ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RUNOFF INTO RIVERS AND STREAMS...AND COULD
  RESULT IN MORE FLASH FLOODING. ROCK AND MUD SLIDES ALSO POSSIBLE
  IN HILLY TERRAIN.

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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WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-WINONA-HOUSTON-CLARK-BUFFALO-
TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-
RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...OELWEIN...ELKADER...
WINONA...CALEDONIA...NEILLSVILLE...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...
FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER
222 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

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...FAYETTE AND WINNESHIEK.
  IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...HOUSTON AND WINONA. IN WISCONSIN...
  ADAMS...BUFFALO...CLARK...CRAWFORD...JACKSON...JUNEAU...LA
  CROSSE...MONROE...RICHLAND...TREMPEALEAU AND VERNON.

* FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* ANOTHER 1/2 TO 1 INCH...LOCALLY HIGHER...EXPECTED FROM LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

* GROUNDS ARE SATURATED AND CANNOT HANDLE ANY MORE RAINFALL. ANY
  ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RUNOFF INTO RIVERS AND STREAMS...AND COULD
  RESULT IN MORE FLASH FLOODING. ROCK AND MUD SLIDES ALSO POSSIBLE
  IN HILLY TERRAIN.

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.

&&

$$

RIECK



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