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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:55 PM CDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 730 am CDT Monday for
southeastern Pine... southern Douglas... northwestern Washburn and
Burnett counties...

At 832 PM CDT, flooding is expected along the St. Croix river
including Danbury and Grantsburg. At 800 PM the stage on the St.
Croix river at Danbury was 6.65 feet. The stage is expected to rise
over 10 feet by Tuesday. This crest is similar to the flood of
1969. At 715 PM the St. Croix river at Grantsburg was 6.76 feet and
is expected to rise above 12 feet by Tuesday night.

Extreme rainfall of 5 to 8 inches has fallen in the Upper Basin and
runoff will continue to Route down stream. Additional precipitation
is not expected.


Some locations that will experience flooding include... Grantsburg,
Trade Lake, Webster, Solon Springs, Webb Lake Wisconsin, Gordon,
Dairyland, Cloverton, Duxbury, Danbury, Branstad, Randall, Oakland,
Cozy Corner, Falun, Minong Flowage, Moose Junction, Kingsdale, Four
Corners, St. Croix State Park and Trade River.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


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Gohde



728 PM CDT sun Jun 17 2018

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 500 am CDT Tuesday for
northeastern Pine... southeastern Carlton and northwestern Douglas
counties...

At 706 PM CDT, flooding continued across the Nemadji river basin.

Until 500 am CDT

The river level at 7 PM on the Nemadji river south of Superior was
just over 30.4 feet. The Nemadji river will continue to rise
overnight. There is still some uncertainty for just how high the
river will rise considering these observed river levels have never
been seen before. The river is still expected to crest sometime on
Monday, but it is unknown just how high the river will crest. The
flood waters are expected to impact Superior and rise over Highway 2
Monday.

Additional rainfall amounts of up to three-tenths of an inch are
possible in the warned area.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Superior, Mahtowa, Barnum, Willow River, Wrenshall, Holyoke,
Bruno, Wisconsin Point, Nemadji, Foxboro, Sturgeon Lake, Pleasant
Valley, Nickerson, Kerrick, Moose Lake State Park, Belden,
Duquette, Amnicon Lake, Chaffey, and Harlis.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 4623 9281 4653 9287 4665 9250 4662 9235
      4662 9214 4673 9203 4672 9201 4670 9199
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Jts


330 PM CDT sun Jun 17 2018

The National Weather Service in Duluth MN has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Bayfield County in northwestern Wisconsin...
northeastern Douglas County in northwestern Wisconsin...
southwestern Ashland County in northwestern Wisconsin...

* until 630 am CDT Tuesday

* at 316 PM CDT, automated river gauge reports show very strong
river rises in the warned area.

* The river level at 300 PM on the Bois Brule river was 4.7 feet.
The river is expected to continue a strong rise. It is likely
this river will rise to a level over 7 feet, which occurred April
23, 2001. It is possible the river sets a new record crest in its
75 year period of record.

* The Whittlesey creek near Ashland was receding at 300 PM but water
was over the roadway at the Junction of U.S. Highway 2 and Highway
13.

* Highway closures and Road washouts are common in this warned area.
This includes U.S. Highway 2 west of Ashland.

* An additional 2 to 4 inches of rainfall is expected over this area
through Sunday night.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Superior, Ashland, Washburn, Sanborn, Hawthorne, Iron River, Lake
Nebagamon, Barnes, Maple, Barksdale, Brule, Poplar in Douglas
County, Oulu, Drummond, Marengo, Port Wing, South Range, Ino,
Benoit, and Namekagon Lake.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


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      4644 9209 4674 9198 4672 9195 4673 9180
      4677 9167 4679 9084 4669 9075


Gohde


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:35 PM CDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Wisconsin and northwest Wisconsin,
including the following areas, in north central Wisconsin,
price. In northwest Wisconsin, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett,
Douglas, Iron, Sawyer, and Washburn.

* Through Monday morning

* thunderstorms, producing rainfall of 1 to 2 inches per hour,
were moving over parts of northwest Wisconsin as of early
evening. More showers and storms will be possible behind this
initial line. A fairly widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will
occur with local amounts of 4 to 5 inches possible as storms
track over the same areas. Extremely heavy rainfall fell
overnight across northwest Wisconsin, especially in Douglas and
Bayfield counties. Rainfall of 6 to as much as 12 inches fell in
much of that area, with the heaviest rainfall in the vicinity
of Drummond. The additional rainfall will worsen the already
flooded areas.

* The heavy rainfall may lead to additional flash flooding. As
water moves into rivers and tributaries, additional flooding
will occur. The additional rainfall will only worsen the
ongoing significant flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Melde



535 PM CDT sun Jun 17 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Wisconsin and northwest Wisconsin,
including the following areas, in north central Wisconsin,
price. In northwest Wisconsin, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett,
Douglas, Iron, Sawyer, and Washburn.

* Through Monday morning

* thunderstorms, producing rainfall of 1 to 2 inches per hour,
were moving over parts of northwest Wisconsin as of early
evening. More showers and storms will be possible behind this
initial line. A fairly widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will
occur with local amounts of 4 to 5 inches possible as storms
track over the same areas. Extremely heavy rainfall fell
overnight across northwest Wisconsin, especially in Douglas and
Bayfield counties. Rainfall of 6 to as much as 12 inches fell in
much of that area, with the heaviest rainfall in the vicinity
of Drummond. The additional rainfall will worsen the already
flooded areas.

* The heavy rainfall may lead to additional flash flooding. As
water moves into rivers and tributaries, additional flooding
will occur. The additional rainfall will only worsen the
ongoing significant flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Melde


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:35 PM CDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Wisconsin and northwest Wisconsin,
including the following areas, in north central Wisconsin,
price. In northwest Wisconsin, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett,
Douglas, Iron, Sawyer, and Washburn.

* Through Monday morning

* thunderstorms, producing rainfall of 1 to 2 inches per hour,
were moving over parts of northwest Wisconsin as of early
evening. More showers and storms will be possible behind this
initial line. A fairly widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will
occur with local amounts of 4 to 5 inches possible as storms
track over the same areas. Extremely heavy rainfall fell
overnight across northwest Wisconsin, especially in Douglas and
Bayfield counties. Rainfall of 6 to as much as 12 inches fell in
much of that area, with the heaviest rainfall in the vicinity
of Drummond. The additional rainfall will worsen the already
flooded areas.

* The heavy rainfall may lead to additional flash flooding. As
water moves into rivers and tributaries, additional flooding
will occur. The additional rainfall will only worsen the
ongoing significant flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Melde



535 PM CDT sun Jun 17 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Wisconsin and northwest Wisconsin,
including the following areas, in north central Wisconsin,
price. In northwest Wisconsin, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett,
Douglas, Iron, Sawyer, and Washburn.

* Through Monday morning

* thunderstorms, producing rainfall of 1 to 2 inches per hour,
were moving over parts of northwest Wisconsin as of early
evening. More showers and storms will be possible behind this
initial line. A fairly widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will
occur with local amounts of 4 to 5 inches possible as storms
track over the same areas. Extremely heavy rainfall fell
overnight across northwest Wisconsin, especially in Douglas and
Bayfield counties. Rainfall of 6 to as much as 12 inches fell in
much of that area, with the heaviest rainfall in the vicinity
of Drummond. The additional rainfall will worsen the already
flooded areas.

* The heavy rainfall may lead to additional flash flooding. As
water moves into rivers and tributaries, additional flooding
will occur. The additional rainfall will only worsen the
ongoing significant flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Melde