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NWS: Flood Warning for Floyd County

**pictured is Cedar River in Charles City looking west from Brantingham Bridge 

Flood Warning
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
405 AM CDT Sat Aug 28 2021

...The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Iowa...

  Cedar River at Charles City affecting Floyd County.

For the Cedar River...including Lansing, Austin, Charles City...
Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional river and weather information is available at
www.weather.gov/lacrosse.

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405 AM CDT Sat Aug 28 2021

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Cedar River at Charles City.
* From this afternoon to Monday morning.
* At 3:30 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late
  this afternoon to a crest of 13.5 feet just after midnight
  tonight. It will then fall below flood stage early tomorrow
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet, Barricading of streets begins, and the
  intersection of Riverside and North Illinois Streets may be
  flooded. Cable pedestrian bridge is closed.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet, Bracket Street is closed.

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Mark Pitz

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