Flash Flood Warning for Winneshiek County IA and 2 More

LA CROSSE, WI (605 PM CDT Tue Jun 9 2020) — The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Western Fayette County in northeastern Iowa Southwestern Winneshiek County in northeastern Iowa Eastern Chickasaw County in northeastern Iowa until 900 PM CDT. At 559 PM CDT, emergency management reported full ditches and water over rural roads in Fayette county. Radar indicates a nearly stationary band of heavy rain producing 1 to 2 inches per hour. This area has already seen about 2 inches of rain fall. Flooding will worsen through the evening inundating roads. HAZARD: Flash flooding caused by heavy rain. SOURCE: Emergency management. Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. Some locations that will experience flooding include Oelwein, Fairbank, Maynard, Hawkeye, Lawler, Spillville, Fort Atkinson, Protivin, Waucoma, Stanley, and Waucoma Campground. Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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