Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
904 PM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017

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Lafayette WI-
904 PM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
  Lafayette County in south central Wisconsin...

* Until 945 AM CDT Sunday

* At 901 PM CDT, county law enforement reports that a few roads were
  reopening, but there was still roads and a few bridges have either
  been destroyed, damaged or topped with water across the southern
  half of Lafayette county. These include:

Kennedy Road washed out at Bull Branch.
Culvert washed out on Shawnee Road at Kelsey Branch.
Bridge damaged on county highway I south of New Diggings near the
Illinois state line.
Bridge washed out on county highway W west of New Diggings.
Bridge in Darlington on highway 23 closed due to water.

There were several reports of nearly 9 inches of rain in the New
Diggings area.


* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Darlington, Shullsburg, Belmont, Benton, Argyle, Somers, Wiota, New
  Diggings, South Wayne, Lamont, Gratiot, Platte Mounds, Lead Mine,
  Leslie and Woodford.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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LAT...LON 4281 9042 4275 8984 4251 8984 4251 9043

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HENTZ


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