Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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

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

  Upper Iowa River At Dorchester Hwy 76 affecting Allamakee County

.Major Flooding expected on the Upper Iowa River at Dorchester.

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 .


524 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Upper Iowa River At Dorchester Hwy 76.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.7 feet by this
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage today.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Iowa Highway 76 is overtopped just north of
  the gage site.


LAT...LON 4341 9161 4334 9161 4339 9152 4343 9123 4350 9125


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