River Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1007 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

...The following rivers were reported to be rising ...or will be
rising in the next 24 hours...the Menominee River...Prairie River...
Spirit River...Wisconsin River...Wolf River...

For the Wisconsin River below Rainbow Reservoir
* The latest stage was 4.5 feet.
* At 4.0 feet, There is minor flooding of wooded lowland.  Flood
  stage is at 6 feet.


For the Wisconsin River below Grandfather Dam
* The latest stage was 1306 feet.
* At 1305 feet, Low lying flooding is occurring.


For the Wisconsin River below Dubay Reservoir
* The latest stage was 1096 feet.
* At 1095 feet, flooding in wooded lowland.


For the Wisconsin River below Stevens Point
* The latest stage was 1074 feet.
* At 1074 feet, there is flooding of wooded lowland.


For the Wisconsin River below Whiting Dam
* The latest stage was 1051 feet.
* At 1051 feet, Flooding is confined to wooded lowland.


For the Prairie River near Merrill
* The latest stage was 5.8 feet.
* At 6.0 feet, Flood waters cover parts of a river walkway in
  Merrill.


For the Spirit River near Spirit Falls
* The latest stage was 7.8 feet.
* At 8.0 feet, Floodwaters begin to flow over low spots on Hwy T in
  the Spirit Falls region.


For the Menominee River near Kingsford
* The latest stage was 5920 feet.
* At 8000 cfs, Flows at this rate downstream from the Kingsford dam
  may impact some shoreline structures.


For the Menominee River near Big Quinnesec Falls Dam
* The latest stage was 7181 feet.
* At 5000 cfs, While flooding is not expected...rivers flows are high
  or expected to increase. Recreational interests should monitor the
  river.  Property owners adjacent to the river should consider
  protecting shoreline equipment including docks piers and boats.


For the Menominee River below Twin Falls Dam
* The latest stage was 16.6 feet.
* At 16.5 feet, Flows downstream of the Kingsford Dam to Niagara
  become fast.  Property owners may need to take action to protect
  shoreline equipment.


For the Menominee River near Niagara
* The latest stage was 10.2 feet.
* At 11.5 feet, Near 8200 cfs...piers gorge downstream consided high
  for local rafting companies downstream .


For the Menominee River near Vulcan
* The latest stage was 11.1 feet.
* At 12.0 feet, There is some minor flooding of adjacent farmland and
  wooded lowland.


For the Menominee River near McAllister
* The latest stage was 12.3 feet.
* At 15.0 feet, Water covers the boat docks near the river gage and
  there is extensive flooding of wooded lowland.


For the Wolf River near Shiocton
* The latest stage was 9.2 feet.
* At 11.5 feet, There is minor flooding at the city park along with
  lowland and adjacent agricultural land.


Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. The next scheduled
routine statement will be issued tomorrow morning.

&&

Additional stage information and forecasts if available.
             FLD  Observed                 Forecast 7AM
Location     STG  STG  Day/Time  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed

Wisconsin River
  Rainbow Re   6  4.5 Thu 09 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG
  Grandfathe  1308 1306.4 Thu 09 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG
  Dubay Rese  1099 1095.5 Thu 07 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG
  Stevens Po  1076 1074.3 Thu 07 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG
  Whiting Da  1053 1051.3 Thu 07 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG

Prairie River
  Merrill      7  5.8 Thu 08 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG

Spirit River
  Spirit Fal   8  7.8 Thu 09 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG

Menominee Dams flow
  Kingsford   MS 5920.0 Thu 09 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG
  Big Quinne  MS 7181.0 Thu 09 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG

Menominee River
  Twin Falls  20 16.6 Thu 09 AM  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG  MSG
  Niagara     13 10.2 Thu 08 AM 11.1 12.1 11.8 11.0 10.1  9.5
  Vulcan      15 11.1 Thu 09 AM 11.9 12.6 12.4 11.6 10.5  9.7
  McAllister  15 12.3 Thu 08 AM 13.4 14.6 14.9 14.6 13.9 13.2

Lower Wolf River
  Shiocton    12  9.2 Thu 08 AM  9.0  9.2  9.9 10.8 11.4 11.6

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