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Flood Warning in effect for Mower, Floyd counties

Do not drive cars into flooded areas.

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 7:19 AM
Updated: Sep 13, 2019 11:18 AM

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Floyd

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Cedar River at Charles City.

* from this afternoon to Sunday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:30 AM Friday the stage was 6.3 feet.

* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by today and continue to rise to near 16.2 feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday.

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

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... weather.gov/lacrosse.

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Mower

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
.Flooding ongoing or expected along the Cedar River from Lansing to Charles City and along Dobbins Creek near Austin. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Dobbins Creek at Austin 2NE.

* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 3:30 AM Friday the stage was 12.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 11.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall...dropping below flood stage this morning. &&

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... weather.gov/lacrosse.

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