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The National Weather Service La Crosse's Hydrological program is responsible for issuing watches, warnings, advisories and other river related products for southeast Minnesota, western Wisconsin, and northeast Iowa. Data is collected from cooperative observers, rainfall reports, and river gages (to name a few).

Latest River Flood Outlooks

Latest Flood Warnings

Other Statements

River Stages and Forecasts

Numerical guidance for crests and forecast stages are generated by the River Forecast Center in Minneapolis MN. The National Weather Service Office in La Crosse is responsible for providing river statements and warnings for our warning area.

ball iconFor a more detailed look at river forecast and stages, go to the local AHPS pages.


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Day 1
Day 1 rainfall outlook
Day 2
Day 2 rainfall outlook
Day 3
Day 3 rainfall outlook
Day 4-5
Day 4-5 rainfall outlook
Excessive Rainfall
Excessive rainfall outlook

Additional Information

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