813  
WGUS43 KARX 160121  
FLWARX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
821 PM CDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
.HEAVY RAINFALL EARLY LAST WEEK HAS CAUSED HIGHER WATER LEVELS ALONG  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. A FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT NEAR  
MCGREGOR, IOWA.  
 
RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST  
PRECIPITATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
 
 
IF YOU LIVE IN A THREATENED AREA, BE ALERT FOR HIGH OR RISING WATER,  
AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF NECESSARY.  
 
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!  
 
STAY TUNED TO YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING  
NOAA WEATHER RADIO, FOR LATER STATEMENTS.  
 
ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT...  
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE .  
 

 
 
IAC005-043-WIC023-043-161321-  
/O.NEW.KARX.FL.W.0112.181018T0600Z-181021T0600Z/  
/MCGI4.1.ER.181018T0600Z.181019T0000Z.181020T1200Z.NO/  
821 PM CDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE WI HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.  
* FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT TO LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 16.2 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...THE WASHINGTON STREET BRIDGE TO SAINT  
FERIOLE ISLAND BEGINS TO FLOOD AND IS CLOSED. PUMPING OPERATIONS  
ARE UNDERWAY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4321 9109 4300 9111 4298 9119 4316 9121 4324 9115  
 

 
 
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