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Last Updated: 10:07 AM

Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fillmore

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

.Heavy rainfall is leaading to rising river levels along portions of the Root River. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI has issued a

* Flood Warning for The South Branch Root River at Preston.

* until late Sunday night.

* Flood stage is 937.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river is forecast to rise to near 937.7 feet by 1 AM Sunday morning. &&

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... .


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