Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS43 KARX 241106

National Weather Service La Crosse WI
606 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Iowa...

  Upper Iowa River At Decorah affecting Winneshiek County

.Heavy rainfall has led to major flooding.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast


If you live in a threatened area, be alert for high or rising water,
and be ready to move to higher ground if necessary.

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!

Stay tuned to your favorite source of weather information, &
including NOAA Weather Radio, for later statements.

Additional river and weather information is available at...
http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .


606 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Upper Iowa River At Decorah.
* from this morning until further notice.
* At  5:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Major flooding may occur outside the areas
  protected by the levee.


LAT...LON 4334 9161 4339 9161 4336 9181 4334 9187 4325 9182


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