Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
557 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

...MINOR FLOODING FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN THE MCGREGOR AREA...

.RUNOFF FROM MELTING SNOW OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS AND RECENT
RAINFALL IS RESULTING IN HIGH WATER ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE MCGREGOR AREA. THE LATEST
FORECAST INFORMATION IS INCLUDED BELOW.

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-WIC023-043-200157-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T0000Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1615Z.140420T0000Z.140422T0600Z.NO/
557 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  5:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY THIS
  EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY MORNING.
* 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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