Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
342 PM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Wisconsin...


  Wisconsin River at
    Portage


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WIC021-210842-
/O.CON.KMKX.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-170525T0300Z/
/PORW3.2.ER.170520T2015Z.170523T0000Z.170524T2100Z.NO/
342 PM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River at Portage.
* At 3 PM Saturday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to crest near 18.5 feet Monday evening
  and then fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Floodwaters affect River Shores Road about
  3 miles upstream of Portage in the Town of Lewiston and River Oaks
  Road about 7 miles downstream of Portage in the Town of Dekorra in
  Columbia County.  There is widespread flooding of roads in the
  Blackhawk Park Area including West Lake Road...Blackhawk Road and
  Wood Street. The Blackhawk Park area is on the south side of the
  river about 3 miles south of Portage.

&&

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 7 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue
Portage         17.0  12.7  16.96 03 PM 05/20  17.6 18.1 18.5 17.6

-                   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
Portage         16.96  03 PM 05/20    1.88      18.50 07 PM 05/22

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

Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Sat May 20  0.23
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Sat May 20  0.31
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Sat May 20  0.05
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Sun May 21  0.04
Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Sun May 21  0.00
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Sun May 21  0.00
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Sun May 21  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Mon May 22  0.00




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