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UPDATE: More than $7M in flood damage; $1.4M in Monroe County

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Newly released numbers from the state of Wisconsin said damage totals from last week's flooding now top $7 million.

The state's Emergency Operations Center released updated figures Monday evening.  

Early totals on public infrastructure damage from six counties include:

Public Infrastructure Damage - $7,011,600

  • Buffalo County - $367,000
  • Iowa County - $45,000
  • Jackson County - $18,000
  • La Crosse County - $1,055,000
  • Lafayette County - $3,505,000
  • Monroe County - $1,418,500
  • Pepin County - $20,000
  • Richland County - $188,100
  • Trempealeau County - $300,000
  • Vernon County - $320,000
  • UW-La Crosse - $75,000

The totals don't reflect damage to homes and businesses in those counties.

The updated numbers showed that 221 homes were affected by the storms and flooding. No homes were reported destroyed, although five in Trempealeau County reported major damage. Another 30 homes in that county had minor damage. Four homes also had minor damage in Richland County. One had minor damage in Jackson County.

Sixty homes in La Crosse County were affected, along with 56 in Monroe, 55 in Trempealeau, 20 in Vernon County, and 10 in Richland County. 

Trempealeau County was hardest hit, with four businesses reporting major damage and six with minor damage. The report said ten businesses in La Crosse County had minor damage. Two reported minor damage in Monroe County. 

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