Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
226 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CRAWFORD COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...
  RICHLAND COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...

* UNTIL 830 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 226 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH
  FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...BOSCOBEL...CLAYTON...
  WESTPORT...EXCELSIOR...BRIDGEPORT...LONE ROCK...SENECA...
  ROCKBRIDGE...WAUZEKA...AVOCA...ITHACA...SOLDIERS GROVE...ORION...
  SYLVAN...GAYS MILLS...EASTMAN...DE SOTO AND MOUNT STERLING.

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE WARNED AREA WILL CAUSE MUD SLIDES NEAR
STEEP TERRAIN. THE MUD SLIDE CAN CONSIST OF ROCK...MUD...VEGETATION
AND OTHER LOOSE MATERIALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE
YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME
KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR
CREEKS.

&&

LAT...LON 4321 9029 4320 9044 4321 9055 4317 9069
      4312 9074 4308 9085 4306 9094 4303 9097
      4299 9106 4300 9113 4299 9116 4313 9118
      4326 9106 4332 9111 4335 9121 4342 9120
      4342 9068 4346 9067 4349 9019 4317 9020

$$

LAWRENCE



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