Flood Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLWARX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1048 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

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CHICKASAW IA-
1048 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN CHICKASAW COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN IOWA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT THURSDAY

* LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS ARE REPORTING THAT FLOODING IS
  ONGOING ALONG THE WAPSIPINICON RIVER IN THE SOUTHWEST PART OF
  CHICKASAW COUNTY. FLOODING IS ALSO OCCURRING ALONG THE LITTLE
  CEDAR RIVER FROM NEAR IONIA TO NASHUA.

AT THIS TIME, MOST OF THE IMPACT HAS BEEN FLOODED FIELDS AND SOME
WATER COVERED ROADS. BUT A FEW HOMES ARE THREATENED BY THE HIGH
WATER.

BOTH RIVERS SHOULD SEE A CREST THIS AFTERNOON, AND THEN WATER LEVELS
WILL START TO GO DOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PERSONS WITH INTERESTS ALONG THESE RIVERS SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

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.

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LAT...LON 4303 9255 4308 9237 4291 9225 4291 9255
      4299 9256 4303 9256

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MW



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