Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS83 KARX 210247
FLSARX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
947 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

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FLOYD IA-FAYETTE IA-HOWARD IA-CHICKASAW IA-MITCHELL IA-WINNESHIEK IA-
947 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  FLOYD COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST IOWA...
  HOWARD COUNTY IN NORTHEAST IOWA...
  CHICKASAW COUNTY IN NORTHEAST IOWA...
  MITCHELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  WINNESHIEK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST IOWA...

* UNTIL 1245 AM CDT

* AT 943 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. SO FAR UP TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  FALLEN...HIGHEST FROM NORA SPRINGS TO NEW HAVEN...SAUDE AND
  DECORAH. AN ADDITIONAL INCH IS POSSIBLE BY MIDNIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...CRESCO...OSAGE...NEW HAMPTON...WEST
  UNION...NASHUA...NORA SPRINGS...GREENE...ST. ANSGAR...CALMAR...
  FREDERICKSBURG...ROCKFORD...OSSIAN...RICEVILLE...ELGIN...
  CLERMONT...ELMA...HAWKEYE AND LAWLER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4341 9303 4340 9162 4288 9161 4291 9302

$$

AJ


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