Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
931 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...
  Root River At Franklin affecting Milwaukee County


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WIC079-210331-
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/FRKW3.1.ER.180220T1622Z.180221T0000Z.180221T0334Z.NO/
931 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Root River At Franklin.
* At  8:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...A stage of 8.03 feet can be considered to be
  about a 50 percent chance flood meaning there is a 50 percent
  chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. A low
  spot on Oakwood Road in southern Milwaukee County is flooded. Other
  flooding effects are confined mainly to agricultural land.

&&

LAT...LON 4291 8808 4291 8798 4289 8793 4287 8790
      4281 8795 4285 8806

$$

&&

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       Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri
Franklin         8.0   7.0   7.81 08 AM 02/20   7.7  7.3  6.8  6.1

-                   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
Franklin         7.81  08 AM 02/20    5.51       8.25 06 PM 02/20

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 October through March and for 24
hours into the future from April through September.

Franklin: 6 am-noon  Tue Feb 20  0.20
Franklin: noon-6 pm  Tue Feb 20  0.24
Franklin: 6 pm-midn  Tue Feb 20  0.05
Franklin: midn-6 am  Wed Feb 21  0.00
Franklin: 6 am-noon  Wed Feb 21  0.00
Franklin: noon-6 pm  Wed Feb 21  0.00
Franklin: 6 pm-midn  Wed Feb 21  0.00
Franklin: midn-6 am  Thu Feb 22  0.00

HAHN



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