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La Crosse, WI

Heat Advisory

Issued for La Crosse & Houston; Dodge; Howard; Fillmore; Mitchell; Winona; Richland; Trempealeau; Olmsted; Adams; Winneshiek; Jackson; Mower; Buffalo; Juneau; Vernon; Monroe; Wabasha at 7/17/2019 @ 20:25 PM until 7/19/2019 @ 18:00 PM

...Dangerous Heat Late This Week... .A period of dangerous heat is expected late this week with Friday shaping up as the hottest day. Highest temperatures and heat indices are expected across parts of northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin, and also in some river valley locations. Exposure to heat for multiple days is very dangerous, especially for the elderly, children, and pets. Be sure to stay hydrated and limit outdoor activities. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts, especially if you have outdoor plans. * TEMPERATURE...Afternoon temperatures of 90 to 95 are expected, with afternoon heat indices between 100 and 105. * Impacts...Heat-related illnesses may occur with prolonged exposure to the heat. The elderly, children, and pets are especially at risk for heat illnesses.

INSTRUCTIONS

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Flash Flood Watch

Issued for La Crosse & Clayton; Chickasaw; Houston; Dodge; Howard; Fillmore; Mitchell; Fayette; Winona; Richland; Trempealeau; Olmsted; Winneshiek; Floyd; Mower; Buffalo; Vernon; Crawford; Monroe; Grant; Allamakee; Wabasha at 7/17/2019 @ 20:21 PM until 7/18/2019 @ 6:00 AM

...Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Tonight... .Thunderstorms are expected to develop across the area overnight with the potential for 2 to 4 inches of rain, possibly higher in localized areas. The area of heaviest rain may change so be sure to monitor forecasts closely. Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops. Also, be alert for possible rock and mudslides in steep terrain areas. The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including the following areas, in Iowa, Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Mitchell, and Winneshiek. In southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin, Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau, and Vernon. * Until 7 AM CDT Thursday * Thunderstorms could produce repeated rounds of heavy rainfall overnight. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible with localized higher amounts. * Be prepared for rapidly rising water levels and possible flooding if you are near a river, stream, or low lying area. Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops. Rock and mudslides are possible in steep terrain areas.

INSTRUCTIONS

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.

81°

Mostly Cloudy

Feels like
84° F
Humidity
73%
Chance of rain
12%
Wind
8 mph S
Pressure
35.43 inHg
Dew Point
71° F
Last updated at 8:15 PM Jul 17, 2019

Weekly forecast

THU
95°/74°
FRI
97°/78°
SAT
91°/72°
SUN
86°/68°
MON
82°/64°
TUE
83°/62°

48 hour forecast

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