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Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
758 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.The flood warning continues for the Mississippi River at McGregor.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast


Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes 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... .


758 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River at McGregor.
* until Monday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall...Dropping below flood
  stage by Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...The Washington Street Bridge to Saint
  Feriole Island begins to flood and is closed. Pumping operations
  are underway.


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


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1219 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet

.Rainfall and runoff from early October rainfalls continue to keep the river at elevated levels.

River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected
precipitation over the next 48 hours.


Due to the slowly receding river flood conditions, the warning will be updated every Monday or as conditions warrant.

If you encounter a flooded area, turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around, do not drown.

More information--including impact statements and crest
histories--is available on the Web at...
Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.


1219 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota near Wallingford.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 9.4 feet, or 1.4 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 9.5 feet, or 1.5 feet above Flood Stage, after
  midnight tonight. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet, Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9 floods.
  North Riverside Park North of Iowa 9 floods. Backwater from the
  river causes School Creek to affect the low areas of Valley Drive.


LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471
      4326 9483


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