Weather Alerts for Allamakee IA

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Allamakee - Clayton
Effective: Thu, 5/23 11:40am Updated: Thu, 5/23 6:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 5/24 2:40am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

.Flooding continues along portions of the Mississippi River.
Additional rain tonight through Saturday morning could lead to
further rises.
River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River at McGregor.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:45 AM Thursday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.7 feet by
Wednesday. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Pumping operations begin at the Prairie du
Chien waste water treatment facility.

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two
feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility
vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown!
Additional river and weather information is available at... .

Hydrologic Outlook  HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK   Hydrologic Outlook

Areas Affected:
Allamakee - Chickasaw - Clayton - Fayette - Floyd - Howard - Mitchell - Winneshiek
Effective: Thu, 5/23 11:40am Updated: Thu, 5/23 6:10pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Fri, 5/24 6:00am Severity: Unknown Certainty: Possible

...Additional River Rises Likely This Weekend...
Periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected from late
tonight into Memorial Day. The heaviest rain looks to fall across
northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin Friday night through
Saturday morning with rainfall amounts ranging from a half inch
to around 2 inches. This rain on saturated ground may lead to
rapid runoff and additional rises along area rivers.
Those living near or with interests along waterways should keep a
close eye on water levels through the holiday weekend. Be
prepared to take action if flooding develops.