Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
110 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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WINONA MN-
110 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WINONA COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 108 PM CDT...FLOODING OF ROADWAYS IN THE CITY OF WINONA WAS
  REPORTED DUE TO HEAVY RAIN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WINONA...GOODVIEW...ST. CHARLES...LEWISTON...STOCKTON...
  ROLLINGSTONE...ALTURA...DAKOTA...NEW HARTFORD...WILSON...
  SARATOGA...DRESBACH...HART...FREMONT...UTICA...TROY...
  MINNESOTA CITY...ELBA...MINNEISKA AND BEAVER.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA
THROUGH 3 PM. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CONTINUE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4419 9208 4419 9186 4416 9180 4413 9173
      4410 9171 4403 9159 4400 9144 4385 9129
      4385 9208

$$

DAS



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