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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:28 AM CDT on August 24, 2016

Expires 9:54 PM EDT on August 24, 2016


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 700 am CDT for
Allamakee and Winneshiek counties...

At 427 am CDT... local law enforcement reported flash flooding is
occurring across portions of Winneshiek and Allamakee counties. Some
roads have been washed out.

Excessive rainfall over the warned area will cause mud slides near
steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock... mud... vegetation
and other loose materials.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Decorah... Waukon... Lansing... Postville... Calmar... Ossian...
New Albin... Spillville... Fort Atkinson... Harpers Ferry... Ridgeway...
Hardin... Castalia... Waterville... Jackson Junction... Bluffton...
Village Creek... Burr Oak...
State Road 9 and County x 20 and harvest farm campground.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 4308 9208 4350 9208 4350 9122 4345 9123
      4341 9120 4337 9122 4335 9121 4331 9111
      4326 9106 4324 9107 4313 9118 4308 9118


Wetenkamp



411 am CDT Wed Aug 24 2016

The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the upper Iowa river at Bluffton.
* From this morning to this evening.
* At 3:45 am Wednesday the stage was 12.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
rise to near 14.8 feet by today. The river will fall below flood
stage by today.
* Impact... at 14.2 feet... water GOES over the Road near Bluffton


lat... Lon 4340 9197 4345 9197 4349 9186 4336 9181 4334 9187




205 am CDT Wed Aug 24 2016

The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the upper Iowa river at Decorah.
* From this morning until further notice.
* At 1:45 am Wednesday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
rise to near 13.1 feet by this morning.
* Impact... at 13.0 feet... residential flooding on the west side of
town is possible. Street and storm sewer flooding on the east side
of town south of the levee can cause basement flooding if flood
stage is exceeded for an extended period of time.


Lat... Lon 4334 9161 4339 9161 4336 9181 4334 9187 4325 9182




Local Storm Report



08/24/2016 0505 am

2 miles E of Decorah, Winneshiek County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Widespread flooding reported in Freeport area and no
            travel is allowed.





08/24/2016 0505 am

2 miles E of Decorah, Winneshiek County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Widespread flooding reported in Freeport area and no
            travel is allowed.





08/24/2016 0352 am

3 miles E of Protivin, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            County Road b16 impassable due to rising water





08/24/2016 0352 am

3 miles E of Protivin, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            County Road b16 impassable due to rising water





08/24/2016 0245 am

1 miles ENE of Bluffton, Winneshiek County.

Heavy rain m4.23 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Bluffton /blfi4/.




08/24/2016 0328 am

1 miles E of Protivin, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water up to knees in residence and evacuating





08/24/2016 0328 am

1 miles E of Protivin, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water up to knees in residence and evacuating





08/24/2016 1245 am

1 miles ENE of Bluffton, Winneshiek County.

Heavy rain m2.85 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Bluffton /blfi4/.




08/23/2016 1149 PM

3 miles E of Decorah, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            River Road closed near Freeport due to rising water





08/23/2016 1140 PM

Fort Atkinson, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Rogers Creek flooding and other area secondary roads
            becoming flooded.





08/23/2016 1140 PM

Fort Atkinson, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Rogers Creek flooding and other area secondary roads
            becoming flooded.





08/23/2016 1138 PM

1 miles S of Decorah, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water flooded car in old walmart parking lot on south
            side of town




08/23/2016 1138 PM

3 miles ESE of Decorah, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Homes along Cedar Valley Road outside of Freeport may
            need to be evacuated with rising water.





08/23/2016 1138 PM

1 miles S of Decorah, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water flooded car in old walmart parking lot on south
            side of town




08/23/2016 1138 PM

3 miles ESE of Decorah, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Homes along Cedar Valley Road outside of Freeport may
            need to be evacuated with rising water.





08/23/2016 1125 PM

Calmar, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Reports of a basement collapse from rising water around
            community





08/23/2016 1125 PM

Calmar, Winneshiek County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Reports of a basement collapse from rising water around
            community





08/23/2016 1106 PM

Calmar, Winneshiek County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Creeks starting to overflow. Lots of street flooding in
            towns around the County.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:59 AM CDT on August 24, 2016


... Rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

... Iowa...

... Allamakee County...
3 S Dorchester 5.56 in 0300 am 08/24 43.42n/91.51w
3 se Waterville 3.31 in 0307 am 08/24 43.17n/91.24w
4 ENE Watson 2.09 in 0245 am 08/24 43.11n/91.26w

... Chickasaw County...
Ionia 2w 3.68 in 0245 am 08/24 43.03n/92.50w

... Clayton County...
Marquette-bloody run creek 0.25 in 0300 am 08/24 43.04n/91.21w
McGregor 2 0.06 in 0245 am 08/24 43.02n/91.17w

... Fayette County...
Eldorado 0.55 in 0245 am 08/24 43.05n/91.81w

... Floyd County...
Charles City-Cedar River 3.08 in 0330 am 08/24 43.06n/92.67w

... Howard County...
3 NE Riceville 4.25 in 0331 am 08/24 43.40n/92.50w

... Winneshiek County...
Bluffton 4.23 in 0245 am 08/24 43.41n/91.90w

... Minnesota...


... Fillmore County...
Preston 6s 2.88 in 0130 am 08/24 43.59n/92.11w
Lanesboro-root river 1.41 in 0330 am 08/24 43.72n/91.98w
Fillmore 1.28 in 0330 am 08/24 43.76n/92.27w
Pilot Mound-root river 1.15 in 0300 am 08/24 43.78n/92.03w

... Houston County...
Houston 1.43 in 0245 am 08/24 43.77n/91.57w
Mound Prairie 1.06 in 0245 am 08/24 43.78n/91.45w
4 SSE Mound Prairie 0.02 in 0320 am 08/24 43.72n/91.44w

... Mower County...
Ostrander 5wnw 2.62 in 0130 am 08/24 43.63n/92.53w
Austin 3s 2.26 in 0300 am 08/24 43.64n/92.97w
Austin 2ne-Dobbins creek 1.99 in 0330 am 08/24 43.67n/92.95w
Lansing-Cedar River 1.84 in 0330 am 08/24 43.75n/92.95w
Austin 3 NW - Turtle Creek 1.28 in 0330 am 08/24 43.65n/92.98w
1 ENE Dexter 0.01 in 0320 am 08/24 43.73n/92.68w

... Olmsted County...
Eyota 2ne 0.95 in 0230 am 08/24 44.01n/92.20w
Pine Island 1s 0.83 in 0300 am 08/24 44.19n/92.65w
Oronoco 1w 0.75 in 0330 am 08/24 44.17n/92.55w
Byron 0.75 in 0321 am 08/24 44.04n/92.64w
Byron 0.69 in 0333 am 08/24 44.03n/92.66w
Oronoco 0.61 in 0330 am 08/24 44.16n/92.54w
4 ESE Douglas 0.61 in 0331 am 08/24 44.09n/92.49w
3 ESE Douglas 0.55 in 0330 am 08/24 44.09n/92.51w
3 N Rochester 0.54 in 0315 am 08/24 44.06n/92.47w
Elgin 5se 0.51 in 0230 am 08/24 44.01n/92.11w
Rochester-beltline 0.50 in 0330 am 08/24 44.01n/92.47w
3 SW Hammond 0.50 in 0331 am 08/24 44.18n/92.41w
2 ENE Rochester 0.46 in 0330 am 08/24 44.03n/92.43w
2 se Douglas 0.46 in 0331 am 08/24 44.08n/92.55w
Rochester-beltline bear cree 0.44 in 0330 am 08/24 44.01n/92.45w
Rochester-Cascade creek 0.43 in 0330 am 08/24 44.03n/92.47w
Oxbow Park alert gage 0.42 in 0300 am 08/24 44.09n/92.64w
2 NE Rochester 0.41 in 0328 am 08/24 44.04n/92.44w
3 NE Rochester 0.38 in 0300 am 08/24 44.05n/92.45w
Rochester 3w 0.35 in 0230 am 08/24 44.02n/92.53w

... Wabasha County...
Plainview 1.01 in 0333 am 08/24 44.17n/92.17w
Lake City 1.01 in 0327 am 08/24 44.45n/92.27w
Mazeppa 3ese 0.96 in 0330 am 08/24 44.26n/92.49w
Kellogg-Zumbro river 0.50 in 0300 am 08/24 44.32n/92.00w
2 NNW Zumbro Falls 0.49 in 0148 am 08/24 44.32n/92.44w

... Winona County...
1 E Winona 0.82 in 0330 am 08/24 44.05n/91.63w
Whitewater State Park group 0.58 in 0230 am 08/24 44.06n/92.05w
Whitewater State Park 0.58 in 0230 am 08/24 44.05n/92.05w

... Wisconsin...

... Clark County...
Neillsville 1w 0.74 in 0300 am 08/24 44.56n/90.61w

... Crawford County...
Steuben 3.77 in 0245 am 08/24 43.18n/90.86w
De Soto 3.56 in 0311 am 08/24 43.42n/91.19w

... Grant County...
1 ENE Boscobel 2.83 in 0303 am 08/24 43.15n/90.68w
Muscoda 0.84 in 0245 am 08/24 43.20n/90.44w

... Jackson County...
1 E Black River Falls 0.84 in 0315 am 08/24 44.30n/90.83w

... Juneau County...
2 WNW Wisconsin Dells 1.32 in 0330 am 08/24 43.65n/89.82w
Mauston 1.29 in 0332 am 08/24 43.80n/90.07w
2 N Cloverdale 1.04 in 0310 am 08/24 44.06n/90.17w
Necedah 1.00 in 0248 am 08/24 44.03n/90.08w
2 WNW Dellwood 0.60 in 0310 am 08/24 44.00n/89.99w

... La Crosse County...
3 W Saint Joseph 1.95 in 0325 am 08/24 43.78n/91.10w
2 SW La Crosse 1.00 in 0315 am 08/24 43.80n/91.26w

... Monroe County...
Kendall 1.22 in 0335 am 08/24 43.79n/90.37w
2 E Cataract 0.88 in 0333 am 08/24 44.09n/90.79w

... Taylor County...
3 NE Lublin 0.05 in 0314 am 08/24 45.11n/90.69w
Chelsea 0.02 in 0332 am 08/24 45.30n/90.30w

... Trempealeau County...
Dodge 0.07 in 0245 am 08/24 44.13n/91.55w

... Vernon County...
Readstown 3.00 in 0300 am 08/24 43.45n/90.76w
Brownsville 1.34 in 0245 am 08/24 43.70n/91.27w
Ontario 1.10 in 0245 am 08/24 43.72n/90.59w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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