Lafayette Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 3:50 AM CDT Sep. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pecatonica River at Darlington.
* At 2:15 am Sunday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
this morning.
* Impact... at 13.9 feet... this level is about a 50 percent chance
flood meaning there is a 50 percent chance in any given year of the
river reaching this level. Floodwaters cover a portion of Main
Street in Darlington. A part of the Lafayette County Fairgrounds is
flooded.


River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(Stages in ft.) Bank- latest forecast stages
- flood full observed ... for 6 PM...
location stage stage stage/time Mon Tue Wed Thu
Darlington 13.5 10.0 13.74 02 am 09/15 11.6 7.7 7.3 5.7

- highest 24 hour change
- observed in river stage
- stage in (ft.) Up to highest stage
- the last latest observed forecast in
- 7 days stage next 7 days
Darlington 14.31 02 PM 09/14 0.29 13.60 07 am 09/15

Below is predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments
for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily-morning
and evening. Precipitation prediction is for 48 hours into the future
from October through March and for 24 hours into the future from
April through September.

Darlington: 6 PM-midn sun Sep 15 0.12
darlington: midn-6 am Mon Sep 16 0.49
darlington: 6 am-noon Mon Sep 16 0.00
darlington: noon-6 PM Mon Sep 16 0.00
darlington: 6 PM-midn Mon Sep 16 0.00
darlington: midn-6 am Tue Sep 17 0.00
darlington: 6 am-noon Tue Sep 17 0.00
darlington: noon-6 PM Tue Sep 17 0.00

Lat... Lon 4273 9025 4276 9011 4269 9004 4263 8997
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