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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday April 16th, 2019 :: 09:50 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 07:00AM Tuesday

Snowmelt and periods of rain will result in higher water levels along the Wisconsin River near Castle Rock and the Yellow River near Necedah. 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 late Wednesday night to Tuesday April 23.

* At 9:10 PM Tuesday the flow was 21837 cfs.

* Flood stage is 30000 cfs.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday and increases in flow rates to near 37400 cfs by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Monday.

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

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