Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS43 KARX 121554
FLWARX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1054 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

.RECENT RAINFALL ALONG WITH RUNOFF FROM MELTING SNOW WILL CAUSE RIVER
LEVELS TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND
WABASHA. FOLLOWING IS THE LATEST STAGE AND FORECAST INFORMATION.

RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST
PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 TAKES ONLY 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 .

&&

MNC157-WIC011-130354-
/O.NEW.KARX.FL.W.0009.140416T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WABM5.1.ER.140416T0000Z.140417T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1054 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE WI HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA.
* AT  9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 12.5 FEET BY THURSDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 12.5 FEET...FLOODING OCCURS ON THE SOCCER FIELD ON
  HIAWATHA DRIVE.

&&

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

$$




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