554  
WGUS83 KARX 240829  
FLSARX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
329 AM CDT MON JUN 24 2024  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA...  
 
CEDAR RIVER AT CHARLES CITY AFFECTING FLOYD COUNTY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.  
 
ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED THIS AFTERNOON AT 330 PM CDT.  
 

 
 
IAC067-242030-  
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-240626T1300Z/  
/CCYI4.3.ER.000000T0000Z.240624T1200Z.240626T0100Z.NO/  
329 AM CDT MON JUN 24 2024  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING
 
 
* WHAT...MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...CEDAR RIVER AT CHARLES CITY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 21.5 FEET, CLARK STREET AT BRANTINGHAM STREET BEGINS  
TO FLOOD. THE CHAUTAUQUA AVENUE LIFT STATION WET WELL REQUIRES  
SANDBAGGING. FIRE DEPARTMENT, CITY SHED, AND PARK DEPARTMENT ARE  
ALL EVACUATED.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 2:30 AM CDT MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.3 FEET.  
- BANKFULL STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
- RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS  
ENDING AT 2:30 AM CDT MONDAY WAS 21.3 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO A CREST OF 21.9  
FEET THIS MORNING. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
TOMORROW EVENING.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
- FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF  
21.6 FEET ON 03/02/1965.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4321 9286 4321 9273 4301 9255 4293 9255  
4304 9273  
 

 
 
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