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Mississippi River Flood: April 2001

Surface Obliques   April 16 - 18, 2001

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Copeland Park, La Crosse.

Located next to the Black River, the park was flooded - the children's playground is visible through the trees.

Copeland Park

Green Island, La Crosse.

Located near the Mississippi River, this neighborhood experienced extensive flooding.

Green Island

Riverside Park, La Crosse.

The Mississippi River overflowed onto the popular waterfront promenade.

Riverside Park
 

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April 16th   4 feet above flood stage.

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Copeland Park French Island Genoa
             
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Green Island I - 90 La Crosse R. Navigation Dam 7
             
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Navigation Dam 8 Riverside Park
             
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April 17th   4 feet above flood stage.

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Copeland Park Clinton St. French Island Genoa Shopko Bay
             
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Green Island Navigation Dam 7 Navigation Dam 8 Nakomis Bay
             
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La Crosse River marsh
             
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Riverside Park Stoddard      
 

April 18th   Mississippi River crested in La Crosse at 4.41 feet above flood stage.

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Copeland Park Clinton St. Lake Onalaska
             
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Nakomis Ave. Target Lake Onalaska marsh skatepark  
 

April 25th   3 feet above flood stage.

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French Island Lake Onalaska spillway Pettibone Park
             
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La Crosse River marsh Trempealeau Navigation Dam 6
 

UMESC Staff   Some of the flooded neighborhoods are located near the UMESC West campus on French Island.  UMESC staff members lent a hand - shown here filling sandbags and operating a pump to remove water seeping through the temporary levies.

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April 16
Copeland Park
Copeland Park
Copeland Park
French Island
French Island
French Island
Genoa
Green Island
Green Island
Green Island
I - 90
La Crosse R.
Navigation Dam 7
Navigation Dam 7
Navigation Dam 8
Navigation Dam 8
Navigation Dam 8
Riverside Park
Riverside Park
Riverside Park
Riverside Park
Stoddard
Stoddard
North La Crosse
La Crosse marsh
 
April 17
Copeland Park
Copeland Park
Copeland Park
Clinton St.

French Island
Genoa
Shopko Bay
Green Island
Green Island
Navigation Dam 7
Navigation Dam 7
Navigation Dam 8
Navigation Dam 8
Nakomis Bay
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
Pettibone Park
Pettibone Park
Stoddard
Stoddard
 
April 18
Copeland Park
Copeland Park
Copeland Park
Copeland Park
Clinton St.
Clinton St.
Lake Onalaska
Nakomis Ave.
Nakomis Ave.
Target Lake

Onalaska
marsh
skatepark
 
April 25
French Island
French Island
French Island
Lake Onalaska spillway
Lake Onalaska spillway
Pettibone Park
Pettibone Park
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
La Crosse River marsh
Trempealeau
Navigation Dam 6
Navigation Dam 6
Navigation Dam 6
 
UMESC Staff
staff - sandbags
staff - sandbags
staff - sandbags
staff - sandbags
staff - sandbags
staff - sandbags
staff - sandbags
staff - pump
staff - pump
staff - pump
staff - pump
staff - pump
staff - pump
staff - pump
 
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