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Vernon County Emergency Management WI
Tuesday August 28th, 2018 :: 03:11 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 09:00PM

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southern Juneau County in central Wisconsin... Central Vernon County in southwestern Wisconsin... Northern Richland County in southwestern Wisconsin... Northeastern Crawford County in southwestern Wisconsin... Southern Adams County in central Wisconsin... Southeastern Monroe County in west central Wisconsin...

* Until 900 PM CDT.

* At 305 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Estimates of 1 to 1.5 inches of rain has fallen in the past hour, some of this where the very heavy rain fell last night. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. 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 possible in the warned area the rest of the afternoon. With saturated soils and ongoing flooding, most of this rainfall will run off.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ADAMS, WI ... CRAWFORD, WI ... RICHLAND, WI ... MONROE, WI ... VERNON, WI ... JUNEAU, WI

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.

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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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