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Severe weather causes flooding and damage across area

SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) - Severe weather moved through the La Crosse area Monday night causing wind damage and flooding.

Several roads in La Crosse flooded, including Mormon Coulee Road on the south side, Losey Boulevard, Cass Street, Main and King Streets. Those roads typically flood after heavy rain.

The storms also toppled dozens of trees and some power lines in the Sparta and Tomah areas.

There was a tornado warning issued for parts of Monroe and Juneau County, but the National Weather Service has not confirmed if a tornado did touch down.

The storm also knocked out power in some areas. Some communities impacted include La Crosse, Sparta, Coon Valley, Eau Claire and Blair.

Numerous roads in Vernon County are closed at this time: 

Road Name Town/City Problem Notes
STATE ROAD 162 CHASEBURG ROAD CLOSURE WATER & MUD OVER ROAD
COUNTY ROAD P CHRISTIANA ROAD CLOSURE WEST OF SNOWFLAKE WATER OVER THE ROAD
COUNTY ROAD PC CHRISTIANA ROAD CLOSURE WATER OVER ROADWAY
COUNTY ROAD P/SNOWFLAKE CURVE CHRISTIANA ROAD CLOSURE ROAD WASHED OUT
US HIGHWAY 14/CORNELL LN COON  ROAD CLOSURE TREE DOWN ACROSS ROADWAY
STATE HIGHWAY 162/NORTH OF COON VALLEY COON  ROAD CLOSURE WATER ACROSS ROADWAY
COUNTY ROAD B/SVEUM RIDGE RD COON  ROAD CLOSURE SINK HOLE IN THE NORTHBOUND LANE
SOUTH CREEK RD GENOA ROAD CLOSURE WATER OVER THE ROAD
KOLL RD HAMBURG ROAD CLOSURE WATER OVER THE ROAD
COUNTY ROAD JJ FRANKLIN  ROAD CLOSURE BRIDGE COMPROMISED - CLOSED JUST OFF USH 14
TAINTER RD FRANKLIN  ROAD CLOSURE WASHED OUT - CLOSED FOR AT LEAST 2 MONTHS 
COUNTY ROAD S WEBSTER ROAD CLOSURE BETWEEN HWY 82 & DEAVER RD-BRIDGE REPLACMENT
SAUGSTAD/KOLBO WESTBY ROAD CLOSURE WATER OVER ROADWAY
GARDEN/SOUTH (33/131) ONTARIO ROAD CLOSURE WATER OVER ROADWAY

 


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