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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 Eau Claire.

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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued July 20 at 5:23PM CDT by NWS Green Bay WI

At 522 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Carter, or 13 miles southeast of Crandon, moving south at 15 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Locations impacted include... Carter, Woodlawn, Wabeno, Townsend, Lakewood, Freeman, Boot Lake Campground, Pickerel, Choate, and Hollister.

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Area
Forest; Langlade; Northern Oconto County

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued July 20 at 4:40PM CDT by NWS Green Bay WI

At 440 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Crandon, moving south at 15 mph. HAZARD...Penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Locations impacted include... Crandon, North Otter Creek Natural Area, Woodlawn, Nashville, Argonne, Gagen, Lennox, Post Lake, Otter Springs Recreation Area, and Mole Lake.

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Area
Oneida; Forest; Langlade

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 20 at 3:37PM CDT until July 20 at 10:25PM CDT by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin...Illinois... Rock River Near Lake Koshkonong affecting Rock and Jefferson Counties. ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE affecting Dodge County. Rock River At Afton affecting Winnebago and Rock Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Wisconsin... Crawfish River At Milford affecting Jefferson County. Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Pecatonica River at Martintown. * WHEN...Until late this evening. * IMPACTS...At 13.5 feet, Floodwaters affect Martintown Road and West River Road in the Martintown area. Upstream in Browntown, floodwaters affect highway MM and West Indies Road. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 3:00 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 13.6 feet. - Bankfull stage is 9.5 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 3:00 PM CDT Saturday was 13.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late this afternoon and continue falling to 9.1 feet Saturday, July 27. - Flood stage is 13.5 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.7 feet on 03/05/1991. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Green, WI

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 20 at 3:37PM CDT until July 21 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin...Illinois... Rock River Near Lake Koshkonong affecting Rock and Jefferson Counties. ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE affecting Dodge County. Rock River At Afton affecting Winnebago and Rock Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Wisconsin... Crawfish River At Milford affecting Jefferson County. Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Rock River near Lake Koshkonong. * WHEN...Until just after midnight tonight. * IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Floodwaters affect homes and boat docks in the Blackhawk Island area of Lake Koshkonong on the north side of the lake. Floodwaters spread over low spots on Blackhawk Island Road in the area where the Rock River enters the lake. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 2:00 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 10.0 feet. - Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.0 feet this evening. - Flood stage is 10.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.0 feet on 06/30/2013. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Jefferson, WI; Rock, WI

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 20 at 3:37PM CDT until July 22 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin...Illinois... Rock River Near Lake Koshkonong affecting Rock and Jefferson Counties. ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE affecting Dodge County. Rock River At Afton affecting Winnebago and Rock Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Wisconsin... Crawfish River At Milford affecting Jefferson County. Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Crawfish River at Milford. * WHEN...Until Monday morning. * IMPACTS...At 7.0 feet, There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land. There is widespread flooding of roads in Riverbend Campground about 5 miles upstream of Milford. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 3:00 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 7.3 feet. - Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 3:00 PM CDT Saturday was 7.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow evening and continue falling to 5.3 feet Saturday, July 27. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.1 feet on 03/17/1990. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Jefferson, WI

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 20 at 3:37PM CDT until July 26 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin...Illinois... Rock River Near Lake Koshkonong affecting Rock and Jefferson Counties. ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE affecting Dodge County. Rock River At Afton affecting Winnebago and Rock Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Wisconsin... Crawfish River At Milford affecting Jefferson County. Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Rock River at Afton. * WHEN...Until early Friday morning. * IMPACTS...At 10.1 feet, Floodwaters affect the property of a home on South Christian Road on the east side of the river in the Afton area. Minor erosional flood damage occurs to lowland and agricultural land adjacent to the river the Afton and Janesville areas. This level is the 20 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 20 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 3:00 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 9.7 feet. - Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 3:00 PM CDT Saturday was 9.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Thursday evening and continue falling to 8.7 feet Saturday, July 27. - Flood stage is 9.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.7 feet on 04/11/1922. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Winnebago, IL; Rock, WI

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 20 at 3:37PM CDT by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin...Illinois... Rock River Near Lake Koshkonong affecting Rock and Jefferson Counties. ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE affecting Dodge County. Rock River At Afton affecting Winnebago and Rock Counties. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Wisconsin... Crawfish River At Milford affecting Jefferson County. Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring. * WHERE...ROCK RIVER near LEBANON-3 E-HWY MM BRIDGE. * WHEN...Until further notice. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 3:00 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 10.4 feet. - Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 3:00 PM CDT Saturday was 10.5 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 10.4 feet on 12/18/2015. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Dodge, WI
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