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Vernon County Emergency Management WI
Monday August 27th, 2018 :: 10:10 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 01:00AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Houston County in southeastern Minnesota... Western Vernon County in southwestern Wisconsin...

* Until 100 AM CDT.

* At 1006 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Estimates of 2 to 3 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...Spring Grove, Houston, Stoddard, Coon Valley, La Farge, Hokah, New Albin, Brownsville, Springville, Liberty, Wilmington, Reno, Yucatan, Chaseburg, Sheldon, Genoa and Black Hammer. Excessive rainfall over the warned area will cause mud slides near steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected in the warned area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HOUSTON, MN ... VERNON, WI

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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Address/Location
Vernon County Emergency Management WI
Fairlane Dr
Viroqua, WI 54665

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-637-5266

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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