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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State WISCONSIN
County/Area JACKSON
WFO ARX
Begin Date 08/08/2009 01:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth W
Begin Location SHEPPARD
Begin Lat/Lon 44.25/-90.79
End Date 08/08/2009 05:30:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth SW
End Location DISCO
End Lat/Lon 44.26/-91.02
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 50.00K
Episode Narrative Slow moving thunderstorms produced very heavy rainfall and flash flooding across portions of western Wisconsin late in the evening on August 7th through the early morning hours on August 8th. Cooperative observers reported rainfall amounts of 6.50 inches at Hixton and 6.55 inches at Black River Falls in Jackson County. Law enforcement officials reported mudslides, washed out and flooded roadways across northern Trempealeau and northern Jackson Counties.
Event Narrative Law Enforcement officials reported several washed out county roads in the northern half of Jackson County and vehicles submerged in the city of Black River Falls. Several cooperative observers reported over six inches of rain in the northern portions of Jackson County.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 72.20K 96.00K
MONDOVI BUFFALO CO. WI 08/08/2009 01:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 1.20K 16.00K
SHEPPARD JACKSON CO. WI 08/08/2009 01:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 50.00K
ELEVA TREMPEALEAU CO. WI 08/08/2009 01:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 20.00K 20.00K
ELEVA TREMPEALEAU CO. WI 08/08/2009 02:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 1.00K 10.00K
TAYLOR JACKSON CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HIXTON JACKSON CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VAUDREUIL JACKSON CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUFFALO CITY BUFFALO CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONDOVI BUFFALO CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OSSEO TREMPEALEAU CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONDOVI BUFFALO CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MERRILLAN JACKSON CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VAUDREUIL JACKSON CO. WI 08/08/2009 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 72.20K 96.00K