Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
847 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

..Major flooding continues along the Turkey River near Elkader...and
Garber. The river crested this morning at Elkader...and the river
was very near crest late this evening at Garber.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes 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 .

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IAC043-271647-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-160828T2242Z/
/EKDI4.3.ER.160824T1906Z.160826T1545Z.160828T0442Z.NO/
847 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Turkey River At Elkader.
* until Sunday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Friday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall...Dropping below flood
  stage by Saturday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 9161 4293 9161 4280 9136 4284 9134 4294 9146

$$

IAC043-271647-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-160828T1940Z/
/GRBI4.3.ER.160825T2002Z.160827T0115Z.160828T0140Z.NO/
847 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Turkey River At Garber.
* until Sunday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Friday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will begin to fall tonight...Dropping below
flood stage by Saturday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 4280 9136 4284 9134 4269 9096 4272 9131

$$



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