Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS83 KARX 182157
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
457 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
IN THE MCGREGOR AREA...

.RUNOFF FROM MELTING SNOW AND RECENT RAINFALL IS RESULTING IN HIGH
WATER ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN
THE MCGREGOR AREA.

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-WIC023-043-191257-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T2100Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1615Z.140420T1800Z.140423T0300Z.NO/
457 PM 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 4:45 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 17.1 FEET BY
  SUNDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS AND ACCESS TO
  PARKS NEAR THE RIVER IN PRAIRIE DU CHIEN ARE AFFECTED.

&&

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

$$



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