Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
444 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

IAC065-251630-
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FAYETTE IA-
444 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1130 AM CDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHERN FAYETTE COUNTY...

MAJOR FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE TURKEY RIVER THIS MORNING. WATER
LEVELS CONTINUE TO EDGE UPWARD AT ELDORADO...CLERMONT...AND ELGIN.
FURTHER UPSTREAM THE RIVER HAS CRESTED AT SPILLVILLE AND IS STARTING
TO SLOWLY FALL.

FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG SOME TRIBUTARIES TO THE TURKEY
RIVER...INCLUDING CRANE CREEK.

ROAD CLOSURES ARE IN EFFECT ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN FAYETTE
COUNTY INCLUDING GREAT RIVER ROAD.  DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES.
AVOID FLOODED AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

&&

LAT...LON 4286 9208 4308 9208 4308 9161 4284 9161

$$

WETENKAMP



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