Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Sauk County Nixle Information System
Tuesday October 1st, 2019 :: 07:41 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 10:30PM

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Columbia County in south central Wisconsin... Sauk County in south central Wisconsin... Northwestern Dane County in south central Wisconsin... Northwestern Dodge County in southeastern Wisconsin...

* Until 1030 PM CDT.

* At 736 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated repeated rounds of thunderstorms producing heavy rain expected to affect the warned area through the evening. Flash flooding may develop shortly. These storms will produce very heavy rainfall, with the potential for 1 to 3 inch rainfall in one hour.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include... Baraboo, Portage, Columbus, Prairie Du Sac, Sauk City, Lake Wisconsin, Lodi, Poynette, Pardeeville, Randolph, Fall River, Spring Green, West Baraboo, Rio, Cambria, Fox Lake, Arlington, Plain, Wyocena and North Freedom.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SAUK, WI ... DODGE, WI ... COLUMBIA, WI ... DANE, 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. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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

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

Submit an anonymous web tip

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

Navigate & Discover