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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
358 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN THE
MCGREGOR AREA...

.RUNOFF FROM MELTING SNOW OVER THE PAST FEW 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.

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-WIC023-043-211158-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1615Z.140420T2030Z.140423T0600Z.NO/
358 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 3:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.52 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS AT ITS CREST RIGHT NOW. THE RIVER WILL
  HOVER NEAR 16.5 FEET TONIGHT BEFORE STARTING A SLOW FALL BY
  MORNING. WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  ON WEDNESDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...WATER MAY BEGIN TO GO OVER THE ROAD
  COVERING PART OF HIGHWAY C NEAR HIGHWAY 18.

&&

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

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
315 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-211200-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
315 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT ANTICIPATED. LIGHTNING WOULD BE THE MAIN HAZARD FROM ANY
STORMS THAT DEVELOP.

WATER LEVELS ON PORTIONS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WILL BE NEAR OR
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA
MONDAY MORNING...THEN FOR LOCATIONS EAST AND SOUTH OF LA CROSSE
MONDAY AFTERNOON. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED WITH ANY OF
THESE THUNDERSTORMS. THE MAIN HAZARD WOULD BE LIGHTNING.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND WEST OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS
SPREAD ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING. AT THIS TIME...THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER WITH ANY OF
THESE THUNDERSTORMS APPEARS QUITE LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH MONDAY...HOWEVER
RAINFALL REPORTS ARE ALWAYS APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

WETENKAMP





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