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UPDATE: Flash Flood Watch extended until Tuesday morning


MADISON (WKOW) -- More rain could be on the way to already flooded areas.

27 News Meteorologists say a FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Juneau, Iowa, Lafayette, Marquette, Richland, Rock and SaukCounties until Tuesday morning. 

Scattered showers and storms could happen over the next few days with more widespread showers and storms Monday and Tuesday nights. Some areas may see a few more inches of rain and with the ground already saturated, meteorologist say flooding is quite possible.


SULLIVAN (WKOW) -- Flood remains an ongoing concern in southern Wisconsin on Sunday.

The National Weather Service in Sullivan has issued a flood watch for Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Juneau, Iowa, Lafayette, Marquette, Richland, Rock and Sauk Counties from 3 p.m. Sunday until Monday evening.

NWS has also issued a flood warning for areas near the Pecatonica River near Blanchardville, in Lafayette County. Flood stage is at 11 feet. As of 10 a.m. Sunday the river had reached 14.2 feet. McKellar Park in Blanchardville is completely flooded.

A flood warning continues for areas near Lodi's Spring Creek in Columbia County. Flood stage there is at 6.5 feet. As of 7 a.m. Sunday the creek had swelled to 7 feet, with moderate flooding reported.

A flood warning is also in effect for Richland and Crawford counties in southwest Wisconsin. Locations expected to experience flooding include Caledonia, Richland Center, Boscobel, Fennimore,  Muscoda, Ridgeway, Postville, Harmony, Spring Grove and others.

The Baraboo River near Baraboo is also under a flood watch.


UPDATE (WKOW) -- Additional storms are expected in our area on Sunday.

A flash flood WATCH is in effect for south central and southwest Wisconsin from this afternoon until Monday evening. The flood watch is in effect for Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Juneau, Iowa, Lafayette, Marquette, Richland, Rock and Sauk Counties from 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon until Monday evening.

A cold front will slowly track in from the west today, producing another wave of showers and thunderstorms from mid-late afternoon into the night-time hours.  Heavy rain will again be possible, prompting a Flash Flood Watch for south central and southwest Wisconsin from 3 p.m. this afternoon until Monday evening. 

The threat of storms will continue everyday until Thursday, with severe storms and flash flooding possible through midweek


UPDATE (WKOW) --- Flash flood warnings are in effect for Richland and Crawford counties until 2:30 a.m.

The Richland County Sheriff's office says County Road JJ between Gotham and Lone Rock is closed due to flooding.

Additional storms will continue to form in southern Wisconsin overnight and into Sunday morning.

Flash flooding could be a concern through the night.

Flood warnings are in effect for Crawford, Green, Lafayette, and Rock counties as the storms continue.


UPDATE (WKOW) --- Severe thunderstorm is in effect now for Adams and Juneau counties until 10 p.m.

Stay here on WKOW.com and on 27 News.


SULLIVAN (WKOW) -- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Columbia County.

The tornado warning is in effect until 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. NWS reports brief rain-wrapped tornadoes are possible. The storm was located at Poynette, moving northeast.

A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for southern Columbia County, Dane County, and eastern Iowa County until 9 p.m.

Stay with 27 News and wkow.com for the latest weather reports.


SULLIVAN (WKOW) -- The National Weather Service is reporting a severe thunderstorm warning in several Wisconsin counties.

NWS has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern Columbia County, northwestern Dane County, eastern Iowa County and southeastern Sauk County until 9 p.m.

A severe storm was reported near Prairie du ac moving northeast. Strong winds are expected with this storm.

A flood advisory is also in effect for Iowa County, northeastern Lafayette County, northwestern Green County and southwestern Dane COunty until 4 a.m. on Sunday.

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