Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1207 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

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FAYETTE IA-
1207 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS EXTENDED THE

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

* UNTIL 1130 AM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 1156 AM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED
  SANDBAGGING ALONG THE LITTLE TURKEY CREEK AT WAUCOMA...AS WATER
  WAS RISING FROM THE OVERNIGHT HEAVY RAINFALL.

* RAINFALL HAS CAUSED MANY CREEKS TO BE 7 TO 10 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
  LEVELS IN THE TURKEY RIVER SYSTEM. THEREFORE...FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED TO THOSE IN NORTHERN FAYETTE COUNTY NEAR...
  CRANE CREEK...
  LITTLE TURKEY CREEK...
  OR ANY OTHER SMALLER FEEDER CREEK TO THE TURKEY RIVER.

* BECAUSE THE LARGE AMOUNT OF WATER WILL TAKE TIME TO MOVE THROUGH
  THE SYSTEM...THIS FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL THURSDAY
  AT 1130 AM. FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO WORSEN TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4286 9208 4308 9208 4308 9161 4284 9161

$$

DAB


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