Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
820 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...MINOR FLOODING FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN THE MCGREGOR AREA...

.RUNOFF FROM MELTING SNOW OVER THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS AND RECENT
RAINFALL IS RESULTING IN HIGH WATER ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE MCGREGOR AREA. THE LATEST
FORECAST INFORMATION IS INCLUDED BELOW.

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-WIC023-043-191620-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T2100Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1615Z.140420T1800Z.140423T0300Z.NO/
820 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 7:45 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 17.1 FEET BY
  SUNDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS AND ACCESS
  TO PARKS NEAR THE RIVER IN PRAIRIE DU CHIEN ARE AFFECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 4321 9109 4300 9111 4298 9119 4316 9121 4324 9115

$$




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