The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Flas Flood Watch until wednesday mronign for all of SE Minnesota. Heavy Rainfall amounts of 2-6" will cause roads to flood fast and make driving very dangerous this evening.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including the following areas, in Iowa, Chickasaw, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Mitchell, and Winneshiek. In southeast Minnesota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. In Wisconsin, Buffalo, Clark, Jackson, La Crosse, Taylor, and Trempealeau.
* From 4 PM CDT this afternoon through Wednesday morning
* Heavy rain with accumulations from 2 to 6 inches, locally higher possible. Localized to widespread flooding is possible.
* Prepare a plan of action now. Know where to go if water rises in your area. NEVER cross a flooded road.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.