Flash Flood Warning for Monroe County WI

LA CROSSE, WI (328 AM CDT Fri Aug 28 2020) — The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Monroe County in west central Wisconsin until 615 AM CDT. At 327 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 3. 5 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD: Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE: Doppler radar. 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 flash flooding include Sparta, Tomah, Fort Mc Coy, Cataract, Glendale, Norwalk, Wilton, Ridgeville, Kendall, Clifton, Oakdale, Wyeville, Jackson Pass, Tunnel City, I 90 Exit 41, I 94 Exit 143, Highway 131 And County A, I 90 Exit 43, Kirby and I 90 And I 94 Interchange. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

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