Authorities in Vernon County have recovered the body of a man whose home was destroyed by a mudslide amid heavy rains that drenched the region.
The home slid onto State Highway 35 and blocked the road near Victory around 4:30 a.m. Thursday. Crews started searching debris for the missing resident, whose body was recovered Thursday afternoon.
The victim's name has not been released.
Elsewhere in Vernon County early Thursday morning, a mobile home park needed to be evacuated because of high water in De Soto. No injuries are reported.
Vernon County has opened its Emergency Operations Center in Viroqua.
More than a dozen schools were closed or delayed because of flooding. Many of those schools are in Vernon and Crawford counties.
Flooding is widespread, and there are dozens of roads closed. Get the full list here.