Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
207 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...
  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County


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WIC021-230807-
/O.CON.KMKX.FL.W.0017.170224T0600Z-170228T0600Z/
/PORW3.1.ER.170224T0600Z.170226T0600Z.170228T0000Z.NO/
207 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At 12:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 17.5 feet by early Sunday morning.the
  river will fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 17.8 feet...In the Blackhawk Park area in the Town of
  Caledonia, Old River Road is closed with water over it. West Lane
  Road in the Long Lake area is closed with about 4 feet of water
  over it in places. wood Street in the Blackhawk Park area is
  affected by floodwaters. County Highway V and Oak Knoll Road in the
  Town of Dekorra have water up to the edge of the pavement. A few
  homes in the Town of Dekorra area near the river have water in the
  first floor and there is also flooding of outbuildings and yards.

&&

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

$$

&&

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 6 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat
Portage         17.0  12.7  15.21 01 PM 02/22  15.5 16.8 17.2 17.4

-                   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         15.21  01 PM 02/22    0.85      17.50 12 AM 02/26

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 February and for 24
hours into the future from March through August.

Portage: 6 am-noon  Wed Feb 22  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Wed Feb 22  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Wed Feb 22  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Thu Feb 23  0.00
Portage: 6 am-noon  Thu Feb 23  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Thu Feb 23  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Thu Feb 23  0.14
Portage: midn-6 am  Fri Feb 24  0.51




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