Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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

...FLASH FLOODING CONTINUES...

.HEAVY RAIN FROM THE PAST FEW DAYS HAS RESULTED IN FLASH FLOODING
ACROSS LARGE PORTIONS OF THE AREA...WITH ROAD CLOSURES...
MUDSLIDES...AND RISING WATER ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.

RAIN WILL CONTINUE MOSTLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90 INTO THE
AFTERNOON...WITH HOURLY RAINFALL RATES GENERALLY 1/4 INCH OR LESS.
AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS CAN BE
EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE MORE LIKELY
ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.

THIS RAIN WILL AGGRAVATE THE CURRENT FLOODING AND COULD RESULT IN
ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING. MORE WARNINGS MAY BE NEEDED THROUGH
TONIGHT.

DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOOD WATERS AS IT MAY HAVE WASHED OUT THE ROAD
OR BRIDGE.

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TAYLOR-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MEDFORD
940 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN
HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN HAS SHIFTED SOUTH
OF THE AREA.

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MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-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...NEILLSVILLE...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...
FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...
PLATTEVILLE
940 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT 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...TREMPEALEAU AND
  VERNON.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  TONIGHT. THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE MORE LIKELY ACROSS NORTHEAST
  IOWA AND SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. LOCALIZED TWO DAY TOTALS IN EXCESS
  OF 9 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS TRACK OVER THE SAME AREAS.

* ROADS WILL HAVE WATER OVER THEM AND MUDSLIDES HAVE OCCURRED.
  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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