Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS83 KARX 140322
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1022 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

.THE COMBINATION OF RECENT RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT AND RAINFALL WILL
CAUSE THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AT WABASHA
MINNESOTA AND MCGREGOR IOWA. HERE IS THE LATEST STAGE AND FORECAST
INFORMATION.

RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST
PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS INTO FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER...IT TAKES ONLY 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...
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE.

&&

MNC157-WIC011-141822-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0009.140416T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/WABM5.1.RS.140416T1200Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1022 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA.
* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 12.3 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...THE RIVER AFFECTS LOW LYING AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 4445 9207 4442 9200 4435 9192 4433 9200 4439 9209

$$

IAC005-043-WIC023-043-141821-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0010.140418T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T0600Z.140420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1022 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE
  WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY SUNDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL RISES ARE
  POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...WATER MAY BEGIN TO GO OVER THE ROAD COVERING
  PART OF HIGHWAY C NEAR HIGHWAY 18.

&&

LAT...LON 4321 9109 4300 9111 4298 9119 4316 9121 4324 9115

$$




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