Spring Snowmelt Flood Outlook Information

The National Weather Service (NWS) in La Crosse is planning two (2) spring snowmelt flood outlooks.  The scheduled issuance dates are:

  • Thursday, February 19th  (approx 3:30 pm)
  • Thursday, March 5th   (approx 10:00 am)

These outlooks are issued as a Hydrologic Outlook.

If conditions warrant, a 3rd outlook is sometimes issued in late March.  

For the latest information on area rivers, including levels and any warnings or statements, please check our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) page at:

To monitor the hydrologic conditions across the area, check out our new Hydrology Monitor webpage at:

Ninety-day (90-day) probabilistic river forecasts are also available via this web site courtesy of the North Central River Forecast Center (NCRFC):



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