Rising Trempealeau River prompts flood warning

Posted: Sunday, March 23, 2014 --- 7:45 p.m.

DODGE, Wis. (AP) -- The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a flood warning for Dodge due to rising water levels on the Trempealeau River.

The La Crosse Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1rjDaB1 ) that a combination of runoff and ice jamming has caused the river to rise.

The river's flood stage is nine feet.

The river was at 8.9 feet Sunday afternoon and is expected to reach 9.3 feet by Monday morning.

The flooding impacts agricultural and marsh land.

Copyright 2014: Associated Press


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