River Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1036 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...ABOVE BANKFULL BUT BELOW FLOOD STAGE LEVELS WERE OBSERVED ALONG
THE EAU CLAIRE RIVER...PRAIRIE RIVER...SPIRIT RIVER...WISCONSIN
RIVER...

FOR THE WISCONSIN RIVER BELOW ALEXANDER RESERVOIR
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 1258 FEET.
* AT 1258 FEET...RIVER FLOW DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM AT COUNCIL GROUNDS
  STATE PARK ARE FAST.

FOR THE WISCONSIN RIVER AT MERRILL
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 9.6 FEET.
* AT 11.0 FEET...WHICH IS FLOOD STAGE...FLOODING MAINLY AFFECTS
  MERRILL AREA PARKS AND AGRICULTURAL LAND.

FOR THE WISCONSIN RIVER BELOW WAUSAU
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 1166 FEET.
* AT 1167 FEET...WATERS APPROACH BUILDINGS IN DC EVEREST PARK AND OAK
  ISLAND PARK.

FOR THE WISCONSIN RIVER AT ROTHSCHILD
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 23.0 FEET.
* AT 25.0 FEET...WHICH IS FLOOD STAGE...A PUBLIC BOAT LANDING ON THE
  WEST SIDE OF THE RIVER IS COVERED WITH WATER.

FOR THE WISCONSIN RIVER BELOW BIRON RESERVOIR
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 1017 FEET.
* AT 1017 FEET...WIDESPREAD WOODED LOWLAND FLOODING.  WATER
  APPROACHES A FEW HOMES ON SHORE ACRES DRIVE IN BIRON. .

FOR THE EAU CLAIRE RIVER NEAR KELLY
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 6.0 FEET.
* AT 7.0 FEET...FLOODING IS CONFINED TO LOW LAND WOODED AREAS AND
  AGRICULTURAL LAND.

FOR THE PRAIRIE RIVER NEAR MERRILL
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.1 FEET.
* AT 5.0 FEET...WHICH IS BANKFULL STAGE...THERE IS MINOR FLOODING OF
  WOODED LOWLAND.

FOR THE SPIRIT RIVER NEAR SPIRIT FALLS
* THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.4 FEET.
* AT 5.0 FEET...WHICH IS BANKFULL STAGE...LOWLAND FLOODING IS
  OCCURRING.  FLOOD STAGE IS AT 8 FEET.

CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.  THE NEXT SCHEDULED
STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED TOMORROW MORNING.

&&

ADDITIONAL STAGE INFORMATION AND FORECASTS IF AVAILABLE.
             FLD  OBSERVED                 FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY/TIME  SUN  MON  TUE  WED  THU  FRI

WISCONSIN RIVER
  ALEXANDER   1259 1257.6 SAT 04 PM
  MERRILL     11  9.6 SAT 09 AM  9.5  9.3  9.1  8.4  7.5  6.8
  WAUSAU      1167 1166.4 SAT 10 AM
  ROTHSCHILD  25 23.0 SAT 10 AM 23.4 22.9 22.2 20.8 19.3 17.8
  BIRON RESE  1017 1016.9 SAT 10 AM

EAU CLAIRE RIVER
  KELLY        7  6.0 SAT 10 AM

PRAIRIE RIVER
  MERRILL      7  5.1 SAT 09 AM

SPIRIT RIVER
  SPIRIT FAL   8  5.4 SAT 10 AM

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