Weather: Flash Flood Watch Today

Posted: May 28, 2020 at 5:58 am

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON…

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin, including the following areas, in northeast Iowa, Allamakee, Clayton, and Fayette. In southwest Wisconsin, Crawford, Grant, Richland, and Vernon. * Until 3 PM CDT this afternoon *

Heavy rain with some embedded thunder could produce 2 to 3 inches of rain in a short period of time, resulting in localized flash flooding. Some local amounts of 3 to 4 inches are possible for parts of Grant…Clayton and Richland counties. * Heavy rainfall could result in flash flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas and could contribute to localized mud or rock slides. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible.