Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1120 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

WIC043-103-201915-
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GRANT WI-RICHLAND WI-
1120 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES FOR...
  GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...
  SOUTHWESTERN RICHLAND COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT

* AT 1115 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN MAY HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE RURAL AREAS
  IN SOUTHWEST RICHLAND COUNTY...INCLUDING BOAZ...EXCELSIOR...
  AND PORT ANDREW. FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE IN PARTS OF GRANT
  COUNTY...ESPECIALLY AROUND CASSVILLE...LANCASTER...AND
  PLATTEVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 4264 9071 4270 9097 4279 9107 4294 9077
      4314 9067 4339 9067 4340 9035 4321 9037
      4320 9043 4251 9043 4251 9063

$$

SHEA



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