Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
414 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

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CHICKASAW IA-HOWARD IA-ALLAMAKEE IA-WINNESHIEK IA-
414 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM CDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHEASTERN CHICKASAW...HOWARD...ALLAMAKEE AND WINNESHIEK
COUNTIES...

NUMEROUS ROADS REMAIN CLOSED ACROSS THE AREA DUE TO WASHOUTS AND
HIGH WATER.  WATER LEVELS ARE STARTING TO FALL BUT MODERATE TO MAJOR
FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG PORTIONS OF THE UPPER IOWA AND TURKEY
RIVERS.

USE EXTREME CAUTION IF YOU ARE TRAVELING THROUGH NORTHEAST IOWA AND
DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES. STAY AWAY FROM FLOOD WATERS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
DECORAH...WAUKON...CRESCO...NEW HAMPTON...LANSING...POSTVILLE...
CALMAR...OSSIAN...ELMA...NEW ALBIN...LAWLER...SPILLVILLE...
FORT ATKINSON...HARPERS FERRY...RIDGEWAY...PROTIVIN...JERICO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4350 9215 4350 9122 4335 9121 4331 9111
      4325 9106 4313 9118 4309 9118 4307 9215
      4308 9244 4333 9246

$$

WETENKAMP



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