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
854 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...More Heavy Rain Expected Today into Tonight...

.Thunderstorms today through tonight will produce widespread 1 to
3 inches of rainfall across the Upper Mississippi River Valley.
Torrential downpours could produce some locally higher amounts.

This additional heavy rainfall, coupled with already saturated
soils, could cause flash flooding. Impacts could include flooded
roadways and washouts, mud and rock slides, and rapid river
rises and flooding.

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Mitchell-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Including the cities of Osage, Charles City, New Hampton,
and Oelwein
854 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of north central Iowa
  and northeast Iowa, including the following areas, in north
  central Iowa, Floyd and Mitchell. In northeast Iowa, Chickasaw
  and Fayette.

* From noon CDT today 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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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
854 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT TODAY
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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 noon CDT today 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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