Potential for Flash flooding through early Monday afternoon.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms have developed across the Upper Mississippi River Valley Region today, dumping anywhere from 1/4 of an inch to as much as 3 inches per radar estimates as of 2:30 pm. The showers and thunderstorms could diminish briefly this evening, but then another round of showers and storms will roll into the region from the west. From the rest of this afternoon through early Monday afternoon, an additional 1/2 inch to 2 inches of rainfall is possible. This additional rainfall combined with what has fallen may result in flash flooding.
Flash Flood Watch in effect through Monday afternoon.
The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of Northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the following areas, in northeast Iowa, Allamakee, Chickasaw, Floyd, Howard. Mitchell and Winneshiek. In Southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona. In Wisconsin, Adams, Buffalo, Clark, Crawford, Jackson. Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Taylor, Trempealeau and Vernon.
- Through Monday afternoon.
- Radar estimates of 1/2 to as much as 3 inches of rainfall has already occurred through early this afternoon, helping to saturate the soils. An additional 1/2 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible through early Monday afternoon which may lead to flash flooding.