Weather Alerts for Vernon WI

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
VERNON WI

Areas Affected:
La Crosse - Vernon
Effective: Sun, 6/24 4:00pm Updated: Sat, 6/23 12:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/28 1:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Minor Flooding Continuing Along the Mississippi River from
Wabasha to La Crosse...
.High water levels from recent heavy rain continues to work down
the Mississippi River. It is causing or will cause minor flooding
from Wabasha to La Crosse.
River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River at La Crosse.
* from Sunday afternoon to Thursday afternoon...Or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At  9:15 AM Saturday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday and continue to rise to
near 12.4 feet by Monday evening. The river will fall below flood
stage by Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Pettibone Campground and RV Park is flooded.
Road access to the north end of the Shore Acres development is
impacted by flooding. Some lowland flooding occurs in other areas
near the river.
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Information:
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 .