Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1014 AM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

.Recent heavy rainfall has led to high water levels along the Cedar
River basin. This water is currently causing flooding in the Charles
City area.

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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IAC067-250614-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150625T1516Z/
/CCYI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150624T1015Z.150624T2116Z.NO/
1014 AM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cedar River At Charles City.
* until Thursday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall...Dropping below flood
  stage by today.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Barricading of streets begin and the
  intersection of Riverside and Illinois Streets may be flooded.

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LAT...LON 4321 9286 4321 9273 4301 9255 4293 9255 4304 9273

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