Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
1024 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...

  Baraboo River At Rock Springs affecting Sauk County
  Baraboo River Near Baraboo affecting Sauk County


&&
WIC111-280324-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-160929T0712Z/
/RSPW3.2.ER.160923T0640Z.160925T1700Z.160929T0112Z.NO/
1024 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Baraboo River At Rock Springs.
* At  9:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 20.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Floodwaters are about 2 feet deep in the
  baseball diamond.  Water is over portions of Highways DD, 154 and
  136 in Rock Springs.

&&

LAT...LON 4349 8998 4353 8990 4350 8986 4348 8982
      4343 8990 4346 8997

$$

WIC111-280324-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160930T2040Z/
/BABW3.1.ER.160924T0237Z.160927T1415Z.160930T1440Z.NO/
1024 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Baraboo River Near Baraboo.
* At  9:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 20.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Friday morning.
* Impact...At 20.8 feet...Floodwaters affect a trailer rental
  business and a road wayside park about 5 miles downstream near the
  Highway 33 bridge. Floodwaters also affect an auto auction business
  near Highway I-94. This level is the 20 percent chance flood
  meaning that there is a 20 percent chance in any given year of the
  river reaching this level.

&&

LAT...LON 4342 8965 4351 8967 4353 8964 4354 8957
      4349 8945 4347 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 7 am...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat
Baraboo         16.0  14.0  20.36 09 AM 09/27  20.1 18.9 16.4 12.5
Rock Springs    18.5  13.5  20.86 10 AM 09/27  19.4 17.7 15.6 13.6

-                   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
Baraboo         20.36  09 AM 09/27    0.45      20.30 01 PM 09/27
Rock Springs    22.60  12 PM 09/25   -1.24      20.60 01 PM 09/27

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.

Baraboo: 6 am-noon  Tue Sep 27  0.00
Baraboo: noon-6 pm  Tue Sep 27  0.05
Baraboo: 6 pm-midn  Tue Sep 27  0.06
Baraboo: midn-6 am  Wed Sep 28  0.00

Rock Springs: 6 am-noon  Tue Sep 27  0.00
Rock Springs: noon-6 pm  Tue Sep 27  0.05
Rock Springs: 6 pm-midn  Tue Sep 27  0.05
Rock Springs: midn-6 am  Wed Sep 28  0.00




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