Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
949 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.A VERY STRONG STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS WISCONSIN
OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY RAINS AND FLASH FLOODING. WIDESPREAD RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3
INCHES IS FORECAST. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH SOME
STORMS HAVING HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT
TIMES. WITH THIS HEAVY RAIN COMING IN THE NIGHT TIME HOURS...
MOTORISTS WITH TRAVEL PLANS OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING ARE URGED TO STAY ALERT OF THE LATEST WEATHER CONDITIONS.
VISIBILITY WILL BE VERY LOW IN THE HEAVIEST DOWNPOURS AND WILL
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH WHERE
THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL FALL...BUT CONFIDENCE IS FAIRLY HIGH THAT
THE MAIN TIME FRAME OF CONCERN IS FROM AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH
MID-MORNING WEDNESDAY...INCLUDING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

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MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-FOND DU LAC-SHEBOYGAN-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-OZAUKEE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-
LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTELLO...BERLIN...FOND DU LAC...
SHEBOYGAN...BARABOO...PORTAGE...WISCONSIN DELLS...BEAVER DAM...
WEST BEND...PORT WASHINGTON...DODGEVILLE...MADISON...JEFFERSON...
LAKE MILLS...WAUKESHA...BROOKFIELD...MILWAUKEE...DARLINGTON...
MONROE...JANESVILLE...BELOIT...ELKHORN...LAKE GENEVA...RACINE...
KENOSHA
949 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN
  AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...FOND DU LAC AND SHEBOYGAN. IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL WISCONSIN...COLUMBIA...DANE...GREEN...GREEN LAKE...
  IOWA...LAFAYETTE...MARQUETTE...ROCK AND SAUK. IN SOUTHEAST
  WISCONSIN...DODGE...JEFFERSON...KENOSHA...MILWAUKEE...
  OZAUKEE...RACINE...WALWORTH...WASHINGTON AND WAUKESHA.

* FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR IS POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD STORM
  TOTAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS IN AREAS WHERE THE THUNDERSTORMS TRAIN OVER THE SAME
  LOCATIONS OVER A LONGER PERIOD...AND STORMS WITH HIGHER PER
  HOUR RAINFALL RATES.

* ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS OVERNIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL
  WANT TO STAY ALERT TO THE LATEST WEATHER CONDITIONS AS ROADS MAY
  BE WASHED OUT OR HAVE MOVING WATER OVER THEM. VISIBILITY WILL
  ALSO LIKELY BE VERY LOW FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL RATES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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REM



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