Storms lead to flooding, closed roadways in Wisconsin

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GRANT COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) - Severe storms are leading to swollen waterways and flooding in Grant and Crawford counties, putting emergency management on high alert.

Grant County Sheriff’s Office and emergency management officials confirmed flooding in the area.

Schools in Boscobel were closed Friday after several secondary roads were impassible. Fennimore had a two-hour delay. Unofficial reports from Facebook users show rising water across Grant County. Water and debris in some areas has spilled onto roadways.

Crawford County Sheriff's Office said on their Facebook page that roads and highways in the county are covered in debris, water or completely washed out and say "please stay home. Travel NOT ADVISED at this time."

Wauzeka-Steuben School District called NBC15 to confirm that all Wauzeka-Steuben schools will be closed Friday due to severe flooding in the Crawford County school district.

According to the 511 map maintained by the Department of Transportation, in Ferryville in Crawford County WIS 35 South at County C is closed due to debris. And WIS 27 North at Wisconsin St in Prairie du Chien is closed also due to debris.

In Grant County, DOT reports that US 61 South is closed from WIS 60 East/Marrietta Valley Rd to WIS 133 because of debris on roadway.