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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday September 19th, 2018 :: 04:12 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 12:00PM Thursday

Another round of heavy rain is expected from tonight into Thursday morning. The greatest threat will be somewhere near the Interstate 90 corridor where 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts will be possible. High rainfall rates are also expected, which could lead to urban flooding. Area rivers will also be on the rise and flash flooding is certainly possible. In addition, there could be mud and rock slides in the steeper terrain areas. The time to prepare is now. Do not wait until heavy rain or flooding is occurring. The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the following areas, in southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

* From this evening through Thursday morning

* Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 4 inches, locally higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.

* Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DODGE ... HOUSTON ... LA CROSSE ... OLMSTED ... MOWER ... TREMPEALEAU ... ADAMS ... FILLMORE ... WINONA ... JACKSON ... BUFFALO ... JUNEAU ... MONROE ... VERNON ... WABASHA

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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