Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44
497
WGUS43 KARX 241603
FLWARX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1103 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

IAC005-037-089-191-251600-
/O.NEW.KARX.FA.W.0013.160824T1603Z-160825T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHICKASAW IA-HOWARD IA-ALLAMAKEE IA-WINNESHIEK IA-
1103 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN CHICKASAW COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN IOWA...
  HOWARD COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN IOWA...
  ALLAMAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN IOWA...
  WINNESHIEK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN IOWA...

* UNTIL 1100 AM CDT THURSDAY

* WIDESPREAD FLOODING CONTINUES IN THE AFFECTED AREA FROM OVERNIGHT
  HEAVY RAINFALL. LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS MANY ROADS ARE FLOODED OR
  WASHED OUT FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL. IN ISOLATED AREAS...SUCH AS
  ALONG STATE HIGHWAYS...THE WATER LEVELS ARE NO LONGER OVER THE
  ROAD.

* MANY SECONDARY ROADS ARE DAMAGED OR CLOSED. ALSO...MANY CREEKS AND
  RIVERS ARE FLOODING...SOME AT MAJOR FLOOD LEVELS. THIS INCLUDES
  THE UPPER IOWA RIVER AND TURKEY RIVER.

* TRAVEL IS STILL NOT RECOMMENDED IN THIS REGION OF NORTHEAST IOWA.

* PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY REMAINING ROAD CLOSURES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DECORAH...WAUKON...CRESCO...SPILLVILLE...BLUFFTON...FREEPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4350 9215 4350 9122 4335 9121 4331 9111
      4325 9106 4313 9118 4309 9118 4307 9215
      4308 9244 4333 9246

$$

BAUMGARDT



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.