814  
WGUS83 KARX 212112  
FLSARX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
412 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
.A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE KICKAPOO RIVER NEAR VIOLA...READSTOWN...AND GAYS MILLS.  
 
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 .  
 

 
 
WIC103-123-221211-  
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0013.180422T1900Z-180425T0600Z/  
/VIOW3.1.SM.180422T1900Z.180423T0600Z.180424T0600Z.NO/  
412 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE KICKAPOO RIVER AT VIOLA.  
* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 14.7 FEET MONDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...TWO ROADS NORTH OF VIOLA MAY BE UNDER WATER.  
WATER MAY BE OVER HIGHWAY 131, 3 MILES NORTH OF VIOLA, NEAR SKI  
HILL ROAD, AND ALSO OVER SIMMONS FLAT ROAD ABOUT A MILE NORTH OF  
TOWN.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4353 9064 4347 9066 4346 9072 4348 9073 4354 9070  
 

 
 
WIC123-221211-  
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0014.180422T1720Z-180425T0730Z/  
/REAW3.1.SM.180422T1720Z.180423T1200Z.180424T1330Z.NO/  
412 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE KICKAPOO RIVER AT READSTOWN.  
* FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 3:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO  
NEAR 11.7 FEET MONDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...THE PARK ALONG THE RIVER BEGINS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4346 9072 4341 9077 4341 9079 4347 9078 4348 9073  
 

 
 
WIC023-221211-  
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0015.180423T1200Z-180427T0600Z/  
/GMIW3.1.SM.180423T1200Z.180424T1800Z.180426T0600Z.NO/  
412 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE KICKAPOO RIVER AT GAYS MILLS.  
* FROM MONDAY MORNING TO LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 13.5 FEET TUESDAY.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO COVER ROADS NEAR THE RIVER,  
INCLUDING SAND HILL ROAD NEAR BELL CENTER. MINOR FLOODING OCCURS IN  
AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER, INCLUDING ROBB PARK IN GAYS MILLS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4336 9081 4327 9082 4328 9086 4337 9085  
 

 
 
HOLLAN  
 
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