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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday October 9th, 2018 :: 10:43 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 12:16PM Monday

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 Wednesday evening to Monday afternoon.

* At 9:10 PM Tuesday the flow was 19140 cfs.

* Flood stage is 30000 cfs.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue to rise to to a flow near 42400 cfs by Thursday. The river will fall below flood stage by Sunday 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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