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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday September 4th, 2018 :: 05:24 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 11:58PM Sunday

Recent rain and additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 5 inches area wide this evening into tonight will cause significant rises along the Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin River at Castle Rock Dam.

* from Thursday evening to Sunday evening.

* At 5:10 PM Tuesday the flow was 10855 cfs.

* Flood stage is 30000 cfs.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Flows increase above 30000 cfs Thursday evening and increase to near 43000 cfs Friday evening.

* Impact...At 40000.0 cfs...Several roads are closed downstream of the dam.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ADAMS, WI ... JUNEAU, WI

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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... http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

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Address/Location
Adams County Sheriff's Office
301 Adams St
Friendship, WI 53934

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-339-3304

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Alert Details

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

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