Serious Flooding western Wisconsin

More than six inches of rain fell in the past twenty-four hours in west central Wisconsin. Here is the latest Flood Warning from the National Weather Service in Chanhassen.

614 AM CDT WED AUG 11 2010

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...

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DUNN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...

EASTERN PIERCE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...

EASTERN ST. CROIX COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...

WESTERN CHIPPEWA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...

* UNTIL NOON CDT

* LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING ACROSS MUCH OF

DUNN AS WELL AS EASTERN PORTIONS OF ST. CROIX AND PIERCE COUNTIES.

NORTHWEST CHIPPEWA COUNTY ALSO RECEIVED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.

DUNN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED MANY ROADS WASHED OUT WITH

SINK HOLES AND NUMEROUS MUDSLIDES. FOUR MILES NORTH OF KNAPP

COUNTY ROAD Q WAS WASHED OUT. THERE WAS AN UNOFFICIAL REPORT OF 6

INCHES OF RAIN IN KNAPP. HIGHWAY 170 NEAR COLFAX WAS ALSO UNDER

WATER. IN PIERCE COUNTY THE RUSH RIVER WAS 3 FEET OVER A BRIDGE IN

MARTELL. RESIDENTS NEAR THE RUSH RIVER...AS WELL AS OTHER STREAMS

SHOULD BE ALERT TO RAPID RISES. LITTLE ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED

THIS MORNING...BUT STREAMS AND RIVER WILL RISE FROM THE HEAVY

RAINFALL OVERNIGHT.

Additional rainfall totals will be posted in an updated Updraft. More heat and humidity today.

CE