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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:33 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
La Crosse County in west central Wisconsin...
southwestern Jackson County in west central Wisconsin...
central Monroe County in west central Wisconsin...

* until 815 PM CDT

* at 230 PM CDT, local law enforcement reports numerous roads remain
closed due to flooding, especially in southern Monroe County.
Highway 27 south of Sparta to Melvina remains closed.
Additionally, the La Crosse river is experiencing flooding from
Sparta to La Crosse.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
La Crosse, Sparta, Onalaska, Holmen, West Salem, Bangor, Cashton,
North Bend, Dakota, Cataract, Brice Prairie, Franklin, Medary,
Leon, Portland, Burns, Norwalk and Rockland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4374 9032 4373 9125 4378 9124 4384 9128
      4392 9136 4394 9136 4398 9142 4399 9132
      4403 9134 4407 9131 4406 9128 4407 9127
      4405 9122 4409 9120 4408 9115 4425 9115
      4425 9117 4430 9117 4415 9086


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:47 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and Wisconsin,
including the following counties, in northeast Iowa, Allamakee,
Clayton, Howard, and Winneshiek. In southeast Minnesota, Dodge,
Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In
Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Jackson, Juneau, La
Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday morning

* heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
possible.

* Impacts could include flash flooding, additional Road
washouts, rock and mud slides, and river flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


Rrs


Public Information Statement
Issued: 2:16 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... NWS damage survey for 07/19/2017 tornado event...

.Overview... A strong wind producing system moved through
northeast Iowa on the afternoon of July 20, 2017. Very
isolated tornadoes occurred in association with this
system.

A Tornado Warning was issued for northern Clayton County
including McGregor, IA at 5:54 PM.

.McGregor Iowa tornado

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 110 mph
path length /statute/: 5.7 miles
path width /maximum/: 400 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 2 - minor

Start date: Jul 19 2017
start time: 6:08 PM
start location: 5 miles west of McGregor, IA

End date: Jul 19 2017
end time: 6:16 PM
end location: McGregor, IA

Damage path details can be seen at:
http://Apps.Dat.NOAA.Gov/stormdamage/damageviewer/

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


Baumgardt

216 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

... NWS damage survey for 07/19/2017 tornado event...

.Overview... A strong wind producing system moved through
northeast Iowa on the afternoon of July 20, 2017. Very
isolated tornadoes occurred in association with this
system.

A Tornado Warning was issued for northern Clayton County
including McGregor, IA at 5:54 PM.

.McGregor Iowa tornado

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 110 mph
path length /statute/: 5.7 miles
path width /maximum/: 400 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 2 - minor

Start date: Jul 19 2017
start time: 6:08 PM
start location: 5 miles west of McGregor, IA

End date: Jul 19 2017
end time: 6:16 PM
end location: McGregor, IA

Damage path details can be seen at:
http://Apps.Dat.NOAA.Gov/stormdamage/damageviewer/

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


Baumgardt


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:47 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and Wisconsin,
including the following counties, in northeast Iowa, Allamakee,
Clayton, Howard, and Winneshiek. In southeast Minnesota, Dodge,
Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In
Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Jackson, Juneau, La
Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday morning

* heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
possible.

* Impacts could include flash flooding, additional Road
washouts, rock and mud slides, and river flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


Rrs


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