Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
823 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

.THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER MCGREGOR HAS FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE AND IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO FALL OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. AS A
RESULT...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE MISSISSIPPI AT MCGREGOR HAS BEEN
CANCELED.

RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST
PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS INTO FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER...IT TAKES ONLY TWO
FEET OF WATER TO FLOAT MOST AUTOMOBILES...INCLUDING SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE .

&&

IAC005-043-WIC023-043-230153-
/O.CAN.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T1800Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1615Z.140421T0130Z.140422T2315Z.NO/
823 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* AT  7:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  6:15 PM TUESDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 15.5 FEET BY THURSDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...THE WASHINGTON STREET BRIDGE TO SAINT
  FERIOLE ISLAND BEGINS TO FLOOD AND IS CLOSED. PUMPING OPERATIONS
  ARE UNDERWAY.

$$



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