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Sauk County Nixle Information System
Thursday September 12th, 2019 :: 09:38 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 12:30AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Columbia County in south central Wisconsin... East central Sauk County in south central Wisconsin...

* Until 1230 AM CDT.

* At 931 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one and one half inches of rain has already fallen in the past hour. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Portage, Prairie Du Sac, Lake Wisconsin, Lodi, Poynette, Pardeeville, Rio, Arlington, Wyocena, Merrimac, Harmony Grove, Interstate 90/94 Interchange and Okee. Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the warned area over the next hour.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SAUK, WI ... COLUMBIA, 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. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.

Address/Location
Sauk County Nixle Information System
510 Broadway St
Baraboo, WI 53913

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-963-2585

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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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