Weather Alerts for Sawyer County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
SAWYER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Sawyer
Effective: Thu 10:38 am Updated: Thu 5:45 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon 7:00 am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Duluth MN has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Central Sawyer County in northwestern Wisconsin...
* Until 730 PM CDT Friday.
* At 735 AM CDT, emergency management reported that recent heavy
rain and snowmelt through out the Chippewa Flowage and
Chippewa River continues causing minor flooding.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Low lying areas along the Chippewa River, areas along Dam Road
near Bishops Bridge, Ojibwa, Radisson, Exeland, and Blaisdell Lake.

Information:
Please follow instructions provided by local law enforcement and
emergency management officials regarding road closures, traffic flow
changes and detours.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.