Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
923 AM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

...The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a
flood warning for the following rivers in Wisconsin...

  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County


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923 AM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/sullivan has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 17.4 feet by early Monday morning.the river will fall below
  flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...There is general overflow of the river.
  Water is near homes in the Blackhawk Park area of Portage on the
  south side of the river along Old River Road. Floodwaters are over
  West Lake Road and Blackhawk Road in the Blackhawk Park area.

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LAT...LON 4351 8970 4365 8966 4359 8937 4339 8939
      4344 8965 4350 8957

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River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation...soil moisture conditions etc..and predicted
future 48 hour basin-average precipitation.

(stages in ft.)        Bank-      Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood  full      observed        ...for 7 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue
Portage         17.0  12.7  16.55 09 AM 04/22  16.9 17.3 17.4 17.3

-                   Highest      24 hour change
-                   observed     in river stage
-                   stage in      (ft.) up to      Highest stage
-                   the last    latest observed     forecast in
-                   7 days          stage           next 7 days
Portage         16.72  03 AM 04/16    0.72      17.40 01 AM 04/24

Below is the latest predicted precipitation information in 6 hour
increments for the listed sites. This information is updated twice
daily - in the morning and evening. Precipitation prediction is for
48 hours into the future from September through March and for 24
hours into the future from April through August.

Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Sat Apr 22  0.00
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Sat Apr 22  0.00
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Sat Apr 22  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Sun Apr 23  0.00
Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Sun Apr 23  0.00
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Sun Apr 23  0.00
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Sun Apr 23  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Mon Apr 24  0.00

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