Weather Alerts for Sawyer County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory

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

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.

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.