Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS83 KARX 180922
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
422 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.RECENT RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT AND RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE MISSISSIPPI
RIVER TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AT 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...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE .

&&

IAC005-043-WIC023-043-190022-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0010.140418T1200Z-140423T1800Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1200Z.140420T0600Z.140423T0000Z.NO/
422 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  3:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 16.7 FEET BY SUNDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY EVENING.
* 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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