Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
847 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.Recent rainfall along with snow melt have pushed river levels
above flood stage along the Yellow River at Necedah.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two
feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility
vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown!

Additional river and weather information is available at...
http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

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WIC057-241747-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170301T0000Z/
/NCAW3.3.ER.170223T1420Z.170224T0600Z.170228T0600Z.UU/
847 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Yellow River AT Necedah.
* until Tuesday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.4 feet by
  Friday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4415 9009 4415 9014 4395 9006 4396 9003

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