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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Dorchester.

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Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued July 23 at 2:50AM CDT until July 23 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS Duluth MN

* WHAT...Dangerous swimming conditions are expected along the Lake Superior shoreline due to high wave action and strong rip currents. * WHERE...Minnesota Park Point and Wisconsin Point Beaches. * WHEN...Through this evening. * IMPACTS...Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and signs. If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

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Area
Carlton/South St. Louis; Douglas

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 8:54PM CDT until July 28 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Illinois and Wisconsin... Rock River At Afton affecting Winnebago and Rock Counties. .High water levels will remain on this portion of the Rock River. No significant changes are expected. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Rock River at Afton. * WHEN...Until early Sunday morning. * IMPACTS...At 9.1 feet, Floodwaters affect property of a home on South Christian Road on the east side of the river in the Afton area. There is minor erosional flood damage to lowland and agricultural land in the Afton and Janesville areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 PM CDT Monday the stage was 9.6 feet. - Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:00 PM CDT Monday was 9.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 9.6 feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below flood stage Saturday evening. - Flood stage is 9.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.6 feet on 03/14/1985. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Winnebago, IL; Rock, WI

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 8:46PM CDT by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin... ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE affecting Dodge County. .High water levels will remain on this portion of the Rock River. No significant changes are expected. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring. * WHERE...ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE. * WHEN...Until further notice. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 PM CDT Monday the stage was 10.2 feet. - Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:00 PM CDT Monday was 10.3 feet. - Forecast...No forecast is available for this location. - Flood stage is 10.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.2 feet on 03/06/2017. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Dodge, WI
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