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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:17 PM CDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 400 PM CDT Tuesday for
northern Iron and central Ashland counties...

At 408 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across the
warned area. Water is encroaching upon US Highway 2 near Odanah.
Water is expected to continue to rise through tomorrow.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hurley, Mellen, Saxon, Gurney, Odanah, Upson, Gile, Montreal,
Kimball, Morse, Pence, Van Buskirk, bad river reservation, Gile
Flowage, Cedar, franks Field, Island lake Iron County, High Bridge,
Iron Belt, and new Odanah.

Flood waters are moving down the bad river, and the tributaries,
including the potato and Iron River.

Waters remain high on the West Fork of the Montreal River and the
Gile Flowage, and will remain so through Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

For up-to-date Road closure information visit www.511wi.Gov.

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.


Lat... Lon 4622 9005 4619 9062 4623 9076 4668 9075
      4665 9059 4662 9053 4661 9045 4657 9044
      4653 9039 4655 9033 4652 9031 4652 9028
      4650 9026 4650 9022 4643 9016 4634 9012
      4632 9005


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