Storm Events Database
|-- Flood Cause||Heavy Rain|
|Begin Date||08/10/2010 22:30:00 CST-6|
|Begin Location||RIVER FALLS|
|End Date||08/11/2010 02:30:00 CST-6|
|End Location||RIVER FALLS|
|Deaths Direct/Indirect||0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)|
|Episode Narrative||Several rounds of heavy rainfall led to signficant flash flooding in portions of east-central Minnesota, and west-central Wisconsin. Several areas from Prescott, Wisconsin, northeast to River Falls and Menomonie, has several inches of rainfall in a short period of time that led to flash flooding. Several observers reported rainfall rates as high as 2 inches per hour, with one report of 4.91 inches in less than four hours near Menomonie, Wisconsin.
In St. Croix County... emergency managers reported flash flooding in Baldwin, Woodville, Wilson, Hammond, Springfield, and Cady. Several roadways and bridges were closed due to washouts. In Baldwin, 16 people were evacuated from an assisted living facility and were taken to a local hospital. Another 24 individuals were evacuated from an apartment complex.
In Chippewa County, roads and shoulder damage was reported, with a handful of roads closed due to washouts.
In Pierce County, Highway 63 north of Highway 29 was closed due to a bridge that was washout. County road N, north of El Paso was closed due to water over the road. Plus, Highway 10 over the Rush River was closed due to high water. Several homes along the Rush River were evacuated due to roads leading to the residences washout. The town of Martell had several reports of basement walls collapsing due to the flood waters.
In addition, some minor wind damage also occurred with some of the thunderstorm cells.
|Event Narrative||Numerous cars were stalled across the city of River Falls, Wisconsin due to rainfall amounts of three to five inches in less than 4 hours.|
All events for this episode:
|ST CROIX FALLS||POLK CO.||WI||08/10/2010||18:00||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||52 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|NYE||POLK CO.||WI||08/10/2010||18:05||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||52 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|SPRING VALLEY||PIERCE CO.||WI||08/10/2010||22:30||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|PRESCOTT||PIERCE CO.||WI||08/10/2010||22:30||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|RIVER FALLS||PIERCE CO.||WI||08/10/2010||22:30||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|GLENWOOD CITY||ST. CROIX CO.||WI||08/10/2010||23:00||CST-6||Heavy Rain||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|CEDAR FALLS||DUNN CO.||WI||08/10/2010||23:00||CST-6||Heavy Rain||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|CLEAR LAKE||POLK CO.||WI||08/10/2010||23:00||CST-6||Heavy Rain||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|RIVER FALLS ARPT||PIERCE CO.||WI||08/10/2010||23:00||CST-6||Heavy Rain||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|CORNELL||CHIPPEWA CO.||WI||08/11/2010||00:30||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|CORNELL||CHIPPEWA CO.||WI||08/11/2010||00:40||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||52 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|COLFAX||DUNN CO.||WI||08/11/2010||01:00||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|WOODVILLE||ST. CROIX CO.||WI||08/11/2010||01:00||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|BALDWIN||ST. CROIX CO.||WI||08/11/2010||01:00||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|EAU CLAIRE||EAU CLAIRE CO.||WI||08/11/2010||01:00||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|CLAYTON||POLK CO.||WI||08/11/2010||01:00||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|