Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WGUS83 KARX 190233
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
933 PM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

MNC055-169-WIC063-121-190430-
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HOUSTON MN-WINONA MN-TREMPEALEAU WI-LA CROSSE WI-
933 PM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN HOUSTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...
  SOUTHEASTERN WINONA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...
  SOUTHERN TREMPEALEAU COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...
  LA CROSSE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT

* AT 931 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WILL BE FALLING
  ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA FROM THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN
  AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LA CROSSE...ONALASKA...HOLMEN...LA CRESCENT...FRENCH ISLAND...WEST
  SALEM...TREMPEALEAU...GALESVILLE...DAKOTA.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4403 9158 4403 9156 4404 9157 4408 9154
      4410 9154 4416 9150 4408 9115 4407 9115
      4407 9114 4405 9104 4373 9105 4384 9170

$$

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