La Crosse, WI (KROC AM News) - A flood warning has been issued for portions of Wabasha and Winona counties.

The National Weather Service in La Crosse says high water along the Whitewater River was reported Monday morning. The Weather Service says the river may continue to rise through the morning.

The warning is for the northwestern part of Winona County and the southeastern portion of Wabasha County. Affected areas include Elba, Minneiska, Beaver, Whitewater State Park, Weaver, and Lazy D Campground.

The agency says ice jams may also hamper water flow along this stretch of river and nearby roads could face flooding for a short time.

The warning is in effect through 1:15 PM Monday.

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