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PDC Flood Warning Update

The latest projections from the National Weather Service have the river reaching a level at or near 20.3 by Tuesday, July 2, 2024.

ST. FERIOLE ISLAND – At the current rise we are still planning the Island will be shut down at 12:00 A.M. Friday, June 28, to general public motor vehicles. Passes will be available for business owners to allow for them to check on their business and/or city parks. The Island will remain closed until further notice.

SANDBAG OPERATIONS – We currently have bags that have been filled and delivered to the location at the corner of East Washington St. and North Ohio St. The Wisconsin Department of Corrections will continue to fill additional bags starting today. The city will assist the elderly and handicapped with placing sandbags if needed; please call the EOC at 608-326-0266.

FLOOD GATE - The flood gate on Wells Street in Prairie du Chien has been closed due to rising projections.

RIVER TRAFFIC – Traffic on the Mississippi River in Crawford County will be restricted, by order of Sheriff Dale McCullick and Mayor Dave Hemmer, once the river passes 19.5 feet.

EVENTS – The Farmers Market and Music in the Park this Thursday is being moved to Lochner park. The Villa Louis will be closed this week and will re-evaluate on Sunday for the next week. The Legion Alumni and Jr. Legion game and fundraiser will still take place at the ball park on Saturday. Access will be restricted to walking from downtown only. All other events have been cancelled or postponed on St. Feriole Island.


  • North Main St is closed from McLeod Street to Perry Street

  • The Washington Street Bridge

  • 6th Street (St. Feriole Island)

  • Water Street closed just north of Roulette Street

  • 2nd Street closed from Roulette to Bolvin Street

  • Brisbois Street will be closed at 4th Street

  • Villa Louis Road and 4th Street will be closed sometime today or defiantly by Thursday morning.

All street closures are subject to change depending on water levels and/or additional rain.



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