Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
855 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT 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.

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-WIC023-043-211655-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T1800Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1615Z.140421T0130Z.140423T0000Z.NO/
855 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS AT ITS CREST RIGHT NOW. THE RIVER WILL
  HOVER NEAR 16.5 FEET OVERNIGHT BEFORE BEGINNING A SLOW FALL BY
  MORNING. WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  EARLY WEDNESDAY.
* 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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