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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:03 AM CDT on August 24, 2016

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on August 25, 2016


The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northeastern Chickasaw County in northeastern Iowa...
Howard County in northeastern Iowa...
Allamakee County in northeastern Iowa...
Winneshiek County in northeastern Iowa...

* until 1100 am CDT Thursday

* widespread flooding continues in the affected area from overnight
heavy rainfall. Law enforcement reports many roads are flooded or
washed out from the heavy rainfall. In isolated areas... such as
along state highways... the water levels are no longer over the
Road.

* Many secondary roads are damaged or closed. Also... many creeks and
rivers are flooding... some at major flood levels. This includes
the upper Iowa river and Turkey River.

* Travel is still not recommended in this region of northeast Iowa.

* Please continue to heed any remaining Road closures.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Decorah... Waukon... Cresco... Spillville... Bluffton... Freeport.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 4350 9215 4350 9122 4335 9121 4331 9111
      4325 9106 4313 9118 4309 9118 4307 9215
      4308 9244 4333 9246


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Local Storm Report



08/24/2016 0631 am

New Hampton, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water still rising on many area roads... even
            away from rivers and creeks.





08/23/2016 1159 PM

Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by official NWS obs.


            Flooding along Beaver Creek around Bassett -
            crested shortly before midnight about foot
            above flood stage.




08/24/2016 0631 am

New Hampton, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water still rising on many area roads... even away from
            rivers and creeks.





08/24/2016 0245 am

2 miles SSE of Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Ionia 2w /ioni4/.




08/23/2016 0845 PM

2 miles SSE of Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.37 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Ionia 2w /ioni4/.




08/24/2016 1245 am

2 miles SSE of Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Ionia 2w /ioni4/.




08/23/2016 1159 PM

Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by official NWS obs.


            Flooding along Beaver Creek around Bassett - crested
            shortly before midnight about foot above flood stage





08/23/2016 1039 PM

New Hampton, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.70 inch, reported by public.


            Relayed by kwwl-TV.





08/23/2016 0845 PM

2 miles W of Ionia, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.37 inch, reported by official NWS obs.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:03 AM CDT on August 24, 2016


... Weekly NOAA Weather Radio test postponed today...

Due to ongoing flooding in northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin,
the weekly NOAA Weather Radio test will be postponed until
Thursday.


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