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Flood Warning in effect for Floyd, Chickasaw counties

Overnight several inches of rain fell across northeast Iowa. This has caused fairly widespread flooding and many area rivers are either flooding or quickly rising.

Posted: May 4, 2018 8:06 AM
Updated: May 4, 2018 1:53 PM

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Chickasaw

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Southeastern Howard County in northeastern Iowa... Northern Fayette County in northeastern Iowa... Allamakee County in northeastern Iowa... Winneshiek County in northeastern Iowa... Chickasaw County in northeastern Iowa...

* Until 300 PM CDT

* At 1105 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across northeast Iowa. Many rivers and streams are out of their banks. Several road closures have occurred due to standing water.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Eldorado, Waukon, Nashua, Fredericksburg, Elgin, Clermont, Spillville, Fort Atkinson, Ridgeway, and Ionia. Flood waters are moving down the Turkey River from near Cresco to Elgin.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Floyd

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following rivers in Iowa... Cedar River at Charles City affecting Floyd County .Runoff from overnight rainfall continues to result in flooding along the Cedar River at Charles City. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. ...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity... The Flood Warning continues for The Cedar River at Charles City.

* until Sunday afternoon.

* At 10:30 AM Friday the stage was 12.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.7 feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday evening.

* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Leland Avenue floods, and flooding on Park Drive and 19th Avenue is likely. &&

If you live in a threatened area, be alert for high or rising water, and be ready to move to higher ground if necessary. 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! Stay tuned to your favorite source of weather information, including NOAA Weather Radio, for later statements. Additional river and weather information is available at... http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

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