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News Sickle Arrow NSA Black Earth Cross Plains

By Joe Block 

Black Earth Creek rises again

Mazomanie, Prairie du Sac flood

 

March 21, 2019

Mitchell Travis

Hudson St., Mazomanie.

Moderate rain and warm temperatures led to exceptional runoff over frozen ground across the area last week. Mazomanie and Prairie du Sac were particularly affected by flooding. Temperatures reached 60 mid-week, with just under a half inch of rain falling. Area snowpack was deep and cold winter temperatures left the ground frozen.

Wednesday night Mazomanie residents reported flooding on State St/County Highway Y, north of the Black Earth Creek bridge. By Thursday morning, the road was impassable. Cramer, Hudson, Finch, Curtiss and Bridge Street in Mazomanie were closed. These areas lie withi...



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