Weather Alerts for Winona

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
WINONA

Areas Affected:
Winona
Effective: Fri, 5/24 11:44am Updated: Fri, 5/24 8:51pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 5/25 2:43am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
.Flood warnings continue along portions of the Mississippi River.
River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River at Winona.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.5 feet by
Saturday then begin falling.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Prairie Island Park begins to flood. Pumping
operations are underway by the city of Winona, and dike patrols are
started.
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Information:
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...
http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .