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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Adams; Juneau

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

.Recent heavy rains has resulted in river rises across portions of the area. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Wisconsin River at Castle Rock Dam.

* until Saturday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 3:10 AM Tuesday the flow was 23935 cfs. &&

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... http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Buffalo; Pepin

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota...Wisconsin... South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County Chippewa River at Eau Claire affecting Eau Claire County Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek affecting Chippewa and Eau Claire Counties Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties .Overview... ...Flood Warning now expected to end Sunday morning...The Flood Warning continues for The Chippewa River at Durand.

* from Tuesday evening to Sunday morning.

* At 7:45 PM Monday the stage was 9.6 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue to rise to near 15.6 feet by Thursday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday afternoon.

* Impact...At 16.5 feet...Highway 10 on the north approach to the bridge across the Chippewa River may flood.

* Impact...At 13.0 feet...The basements of businesses along the river begin to flood.

* Impact...At 12.5 feet...River Street in downtown Durand begins to flood. &&

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Turn Around...Don`t Drown. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station for the latest information concerning this flood event.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Chippewa; Eau Claire

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota...Wisconsin... South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County Chippewa River at Eau Claire affecting Eau Claire County Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek affecting Chippewa and Eau Claire Counties Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties .Overview... ...Flood Warning now expected to end Wednesday evening...The Flood Warning continues for The Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek.

* from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday evening.

* At 7:20 PM Monday the stage was 5.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and continue to rise to near 13.0 feet by Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.

* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Roads near the river begin to flood.

* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Some park and agricultural lands become inundated.

* Impact...At 10.0 feet...River currents become dangerous for recreational users. &&

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Turn Around...Don`t Drown. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station for the latest information concerning this flood event.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Eau Claire

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota...Wisconsin... South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County Chippewa River at Eau Claire affecting Eau Claire County Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek affecting Chippewa and Eau Claire Counties Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties .Overview... ...Flood Warning now expected to end Friday evening...The Flood Warning continues for The Chippewa River at Eau Claire.

* from late tonight to Friday evening.

* At 7:00 PM Monday the stage was 770.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 773.0 feet.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage tomorrow morning and continue to rise to near 775.5 feet by Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.

* Impact...At 776.0 feet...The 1st Avenue and Chippewa Street intersection may flood.

* Impact...At 775.0 feet...Some downtown businesses begin getting water in their basements.

* Impact...At 773.0 feet...Parkland area along the river may flood.

* Impact...At 770.0 feet...Lower areas of Owen Park begin to flood.

* Impact...At 769.0 feet...Downtown trail underpasses may flood.

* Impact...At 764.2 feet...Lower segments of the Chippewa River Trail begin to flood. &&

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Turn Around...Don`t Drown. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station for the latest information concerning this flood event.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Washburn

NWS Duluth (Northeast Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin)

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 AM CDT THURSDAY FOR SOUTHEASTERN PINE...SOUTHERN DOUGLAS...NORTHWESTERN WASHBURN AND BURNETT COUNTIES... At 253 PM CDT, flooding is occurring along the Croix River. Wisconsin state highway 35 is closed over Riverside bridge in both directions. Numerous other county roads were also reported as closed. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Grantsburg, Trade Lake, Webster, Solon Springs, Webb Lake Wisconsin, Gordon, Dairyland, Cloverton, Duxbury, Danbury, Branstad, Randall, Oakland, Cozy Corner, Falun, Minong Flowage, Moose Junction, Kingsdale, Four Corners, and Trade River.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. For up-to-date road closure information visit www.511wi.gov or contact local county officials. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.



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