Rising Rivers Causing Flooding

(Lodi) The Dodge County-area remains under a Flood Watch through Friday morning as another round of showers looms and ice pack continues to melt. Neighboring counties are experiencing some weather-related challenges.

The city of Fond du Lac is under a Flood Warning until 11:15pm Thursday evening. Some residents are being evacuated along the Fond du Lac River. The National Weather Service says an ice jam is causing flooding in the downtown.

In Columbia County, flooding is being reported in the Lodi-area. Spring Creek is over two feet above flood stage at 8.6-feet. The Flood Warning will remain in effect until the river falls below flood stage. Columbia County Emergency Management says sandbags can be filled and picked up at the Lodi Utility Garage on Water Street.

In Waupun, Gateway Drive is closed due to localized flooding. Sandbags are available at the Waupun City Garage on North Madison Street on a first come first serve basis. The South Branch of the Rock River at Waupun is in action stage at 5.9-feet, just below the minor flood stage of six feet.