Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
201 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.Widespread heavy rain continues to lead to rapid rises on the
Turkey River at Elkader and 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 .

&&

IAC043-222201-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-170724T0000Z/
/EKDI4.1.ER.170722T0456Z.170722T1200Z.170723T0600Z.NO/
201 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Turkey River At Elkader.
* until Sunday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:45 AM Saturday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by this
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs in areas near the
  river.

&&

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

$$

IAC043-222201-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-170725T0200Z/
/GRBI4.3.ER.170722T0445Z.170723T0000Z.170724T0800Z.NO/
201 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Turkey River At Garber.
* until Monday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:15 AM Saturday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage Monday morning.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...The earthen levee at Elkport is threatened,
  just upstream of Garber.

&&

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

$$




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