Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1048 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA
AND MCGREGOR. AT WABASHA...THE STAGE WILL REMAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE
TODAY BUT HAS BEGUN A SLOW DECLINE. AT MCGREGOR...THE CREST IS
EXPECTED LATER THIS WEEKEND.

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 .

&&

MNC157-WIC011-190648-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-140419T1200Z/
/WABM5.1.RS.140417T0200Z.140417T1800Z.140418T1800Z.NO/
1048 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE TODAY.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...THE RIVER AFFECTS LOW LYING AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 4445 9207 4442 9200 4435 9192 4433 9200 4439 9209

$$

IAC005-043-WIC023-043-190647-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T2100Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1529Z.140420T1800Z.140423T0300Z.NO/
1048 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TODAY AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 17.1 FEET BY SUNDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE BY TUESDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS AND ACCESS TO
  PARKS NEAR THE RIVER IN PRAIRIE DU CHIEN ARE AFFECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 4321 9109 4300 9111 4298 9119 4316 9121 4324 9115

$$



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