Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1041 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.HEAVY RAINFALL LAST WEEKEND RESULTED IN SIGNIFICANT RISES ON THE
KICKAPOO RIVER. HOWEVER...THE RIVER LEVELS HAVE OR WILL CREST
BELOW FLOOD STAGE TODAY. THE FLOOD WARNINGS AT GAYS MILL AND STEUBEN
HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

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 .

&&

WIC023-161611-
/O.CAN.KARX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140418T0000Z/
/GMIW3.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1041 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE KICKAPOO RIVER AT GAYS MILLS.
* AT  8:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 12.3 FEET.  THE
  RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 11.6 FEET BY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO COVER ROADS NEAR THE
  RIVER...INCLUDING SAND HILL ROAD NEAR BELL CENTER. MINOR FLOODING
  OCCURS IN AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER...INCLUDING ROBB PARK IN GAYS
  MILLS.

&&

LAT...LON 4337 9085 4328 9086 4327 9082 4336 9081

$$

WIC023-161611-
/O.CAN.KARX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140418T1200Z/
/STEW3.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1041 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE KICKAPOO RIVER AT STEUBEN.
* AT  9:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST BELOW FLOOD STAGE WITH A VALUE OF
  11.4 FEET THIS EVENING.


$$

ZT


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