338  
WGUS43 KARX 201022  
FLWARX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
522 AM CDT FRI SEP 20 2019  
 
.MINOR FLOODING IS NOW EXPECTED ON THE KICKAPOO RIVER AT LA  
FARGE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.  
 
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...  
WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE.  
 

 
 
WIC103-123-202222-  
/O.NEW.KARX.FL.W.0103.190920T1030Z-190921T1200Z/  
/LAFW3.1.ER.190920T1030Z.190920T1200Z.190920T1800Z.NO/  
522 AM CDT FRI SEP 20 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE WI HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE KICKAPOO RIVER AT LA FARGE.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 4:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 12.4 FEET BY THIS MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TODAY BASED ON CURRENT EXPECTATIONS.  
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...AGRICULTURAL LAND ADJACENT TO THE RIVER IS  
FLOODED AND MINOR FLOODING AFFECTS SOME RESIDENCES AND COMMERCIAL  
PROPERTIES. WATER MAY ALSO GO OVER HIGHWAY 131 SOUTH OF LA FARGE  
NEAR SKI HILL ROAD, AND ALSO OVER WINCHELL VALLEY ROAD AT BRIDGE 8.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4368 9057 4353 9064 4354 9070 4368 9061  
 

 
 
LAWRENCE  
 
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