Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
131 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-212115-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Clayton-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-
Including the cities of Oelwein, Cresco, Elkader, Dodge Center,
Caledonia, Rochester, Decorah, Austin, Wabasha, Charles City,
Osage, Waukon, Winona, New Hampton, and Preston
131 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Flash Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Portions of Iowa, including the following counties,
  Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Mitchell
  and Winneshiek and southeast Minnesota, including the following
  counties, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and
  Winona.

* WHEN...Through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will continue
    today.  Some heavy rainfall has already occurred over parts
    of Dodge and Mower counties in southeast Minnesota near a
    stationary boundary. Additional rainfall, some heavy is
    forecast to occur with storms this morning as deeper moisture
    and a storm system approaches the area.  More rain
    overspreads the area again this afternoon as the storm system
    moves through.  Due to storms repeating over the same areas,
    locally heavy rain and flash flooding could occur.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

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