Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1041 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

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FAYETTE IA-WINNESHIEK IA-
1041 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN IOWA...
  SOUTHWESTERN WINNESHIEK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN IOWA...

* UNTIL 1015 AM CDT FRIDAY

* MAJOR FLOODING IS STILL ONGOING ALONG THE TURKEY RIVER IN
  SOUTHWESTERN WINNESHIEK COUNTY, AS WELL AS ALONG CRANE CREEK
  AND THE LITTLE TURKEY RIVER IN FAYETTE COUNTY.

WATER LEVELS HAVE BEGUN TO RECEDE IN THE SPILLVILLE, FORT ATKINSON,
AND ELDORADO AREAS, BUT CONTINUE TO RISE NEAR GOULDSBURG COUNTY
PARK, CLERMONT, AND ELGIN.

FOR CRANE CREEK AT GOULDSBURG COUNTY PARK, THE FLOOD CREST SHOULD BE
AROUND MID-DAY TODAY. AT CLERMONT AND ELGIN, WATER LEVELS LOOK TO
RISE ANOTHER 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY BEFORE REACHING THE CREST.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORT THAT MANY ROADS ARE CLOSED DUE
TO THE HIGH WATER. MORE CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE AS SANDBAGGING EFFORTS
CONTINUE.

THIS FLOOD WARNING REPLACES THE PREVIOUS WARNINGS THAT WERE IN
EFFECT FOR THE AREA. WATER LEVELS HAVE RECEDED IN MANY OTHER AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. OBEY ALL ROAD CLOSURES. DO NOT GO
AROUND BARRICADES. THEY ARE THERE FOR YOUR SAFETY. STAY AWAY OR BE
SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE,
AND THE ROAD BED MAY NOT BE STABLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4324 9194 4308 9161 4292 9161 4294 9208
      4323 9208

$$

MW


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