700  
WGUS83 KARX 200945  
FLSARX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
445 AM CDT WED JUN 20 2018  
 
.RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL HAS CREATED RISING RIVER LEVELS WITH FLOODING  
EXPECTED IN SOME AREAS.  
 
RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST  
PRECIPITATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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!  
 
ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT...  
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE .  
 

 
 
MNC157-WIC011-210045-  
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0046.180621T1800Z-000000T0000Z/  
/WABM5.1.ER.180621T1800Z.180624T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
445 AM CDT WED JUN 20 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA.  
* FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 4:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY AND CONTINUE TO RISE  
TO NEAR 13.3 FEET BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...THE RAILROAD UNDERPASS ON HIGHWAY 60 MAY BE  
FLOODED. FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG LAWRENCE BOULEVARD AND  
MAIN STREET EAST. SOME BUSINESSES NEAR THE RIVER MAY BE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4445 9207 4442 9200 4435 9192 4433 9200 4439 9209  
 

 
 
WIC001-057-210045-  
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-180622T1727Z/  
/CROW3.1.ER.180619T1809Z.180621T0000Z.180621T2327Z.UU/  
445 AM CDT WED JUN 20 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WISCONSIN RIVER AT CASTLE ROCK DAM.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 4:10 AM WEDNESDAY THE FLOW WAS 31324 CFS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4392 9007 4402 9002 4402 8996 4377 8984 4377 8990  
 

 
 
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