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Who Helped with This Project?


Main Page Details on the Flooding Why did it occur? Other Mississippi River Floods
Media Accounts Personal Accounts Flooding Pictures  Acknowledgements


The National Weather Service office in La Crosse, WI would like to sincerely thank the following for their assistance in compiling the information contained in this web site:

  • Mike Welvaert, NWS La Crosse Service Hydrologist
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Chris Hubbuch, La Crosse Tribune
  • Dean Schumacher, Lake City Graphic & Shopper, for his pictures of Lake City, MN
  • La Crosse Public Library
  • Walter Christian for his aerial pictures of Wabasha, MN and Sand Prairie (just south of Wabasha)
  • Winona Daily News
  • All the individuals who so graciously shared their accounts of this flood