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TRACKING: Flash Flooding in Northeast Iowa

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Severe Weather Risk Wednesday Severe Weather Risk Wednesday
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2:57 AM Update:  FLASH FLOODING: Rock slide in Grant County, Wisconsin on County Road VV and a road washout near Cassville. 

3:04 AM Update:  FLASH FLOODING: many roads washed out in southeast part of Clayton County... near Garber.

3:25 AM Update:  FLASH FLOODING: public reports that Sageville Road north of Sageville is flooded.

4:38 AM Update:  FLASH FLOODING: Water remains over Highway 52 near Durango in Dubuque County. Little Maquoketa Creek... water is no longer rising, but area is blocked off to traffic.


1:15 AM Update: FLASH FLOODING: Roads are closed in Dubuque

Several roads are impassable & closed due to high water in the City of Dubuque as of 1:14 AM Wed. An additional 1-2" of rain possible.


1:11 AM Update: Power outages:
Alliant Energy is reporting almost 11,000 customers without power in and around Dubuque due to storms tonight.


12:55 AM Update: Flooding continues for parts of northeast Iowa. Additional flash flooding could develop as heavy rain continues to fall. Mud slides are likely in higher terrain and road washouts are possible. 


12:50 AM Update: Dubuque Regional Airport measured wind gust of 75 mph at 12:41 AM Wed.


12:30 AM Update: Evacuations occurring. Law enforcement are evacuating residents along the Little Turkey River and Mill Creek southeast of Osterdock (Clayton County)


FLASH FLOOD: 11:30 PM - Law enforcement began evacuating residents along the Little Turkey River and Mill Creek, southeast of Osterdock in Clayton County. Heavy rain continues to fall.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING in effect until 4:15 AM for Clayton County.  FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Dubuque County until 5 AM.  If you come across a flooded roadway, turn around and don't drown; find another route.

Wednesday is hot and humid with highs near 90 and the heat index close to 100. More sunshine is expected...compared to Tuesday. A few storms may develop late in the afternoon and if they do some might become severe with large hail, high winds and locally heavy rain.

The storm chance continues Wednesday night into Thursday morning, but diminish in coverage during this time. We catch a break from the heat and humidity Thursday and Friday with highs in the low 80s.

Saturday through Tuesday is hot and humid again with highs in the upper 80s and low 90s while the high humidity pushes the heat index into the upper 90s. Dry weather is forecast during this time as well.

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