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Vernon County Emergency Management WI
Monday September 3rd, 2018 :: 09:29 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 01:15AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Allamakee County in northeastern Iowa... Southeastern Houston County in southeastern Minnesota... Southeastern La Crosse County in west central Wisconsin... Southern Juneau County in central Wisconsin... Vernon County in southwestern Wisconsin... Richland County in southwestern Wisconsin... Northern Crawford County in southwestern Wisconsin... Southern Monroe County in west central Wisconsin...

* Until 115 AM CDT.

* At 915 PM CDT, the public reported thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Two to as much as four inches of rain has falled in some areas, with flooding reported.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include... Mauston, Waukon, Caledonia, Lansing, Westby, Readstown, Soldiers Grove, Elroy, Hillsboro, Spring Grove, Cashton, Wonewoc, Stoddard, Coon Valley, La Farge, New Albin, Brownsville, Harpers Ferry, and Germantown.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ALLAMAKEE, IA ... CRAWFORD, WI ... HOUSTON, MN ... RICHLAND, WI ... LA CROSSE, WI ... MONROE, WI ... VERNON, WI ... JUNEAU, WI

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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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