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Vernon County Emergency Management WI
Tuesday September 4th, 2018 :: 12:03 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 06:00AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Western Clayton County in northeastern Iowa... Southern Allamakee County in northeastern Iowa... Southern Richland County in southwestern Wisconsin... Southern Crawford County in southwestern Wisconsin...

* Until 600 AM CDT Tuesday.

* At 1152 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported a rockslide due to heavy rainfall near Marquette, IA. Up to 2 inches of rain have already fallen. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, Elkader, Postville, Monona, McGregor, Marquette, Volga, Wauzeka, and Eastman.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ALLAMAKEE, IA ... CRAWFORD, WI ... CLAYTON, IA ... RICHLAND, 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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