Flash Flood Watch
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, Oelwein, and Preston
214 PM CDT Tue Aug 28 2018
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…
The National Weather Service in La Crosse has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Iowa and southeast
Minnesota, including the following areas, in Iowa, Chickasaw,
Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Mitchell, and Winneshiek. In southeast
* Through Wednesday morning
* Rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts possible
* Ponding of water and eventual flooding are possible. River and
creeks will also be on the rise.
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.