Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
941 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.The Flood Warning continues for the Turkey River at Elkader and
Garber.

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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IAC043-251741-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-160828T1007Z/
/EKDI4.3.ER.160824T1906Z.160826T0000Z.160827T1607Z.NO/
941 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Turkey River At Elkader.
* until late Saturday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.0 feet by
  Thursday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 9161 4293 9161 4280 9136 4284 9134 4294 9146

$$

IAC043-251741-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0028.160825T0654Z-160828T0000Z/
/GRBI4.3.ER.160825T0654Z.160826T0000Z.160827T0600Z.NO/
941 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Turkey River At Garber.
* from late tonight to Saturday evening...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  9:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 26.0 feet by Thursday evening. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...The earthen levee at Elkport is threatened,
  just upstream of Garber.

&&

LAT...LON 4280 9136 4284 9134 4269 9096 4272 9131

$$




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