Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
000
WGUS83 KMKX 221052
FLSMKX

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
552 AM CDT THU SEP 22 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


&&
WIC111-222252-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0020.160922T2145Z-160928T2100Z/
/RSPW3.2.ER.160922T2145Z.160925T1800Z.160928T1500Z.NO/
552 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Baraboo River At Rock Springs.
* At  5:45 AM Thursday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 22.0 feet by Sunday early afternoon.the
  river will fall below flood stage by late Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Floodwaters touch the base of the river
  gauge house in Rock Springs. Water covers a portion of Highway DD
  and a portion of a baseball field in Rock Springs.

&&

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

$$

WIC111-222251-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0021.160922T1900Z-000000T0000Z/
/BABW3.1.ER.160922T1900Z.160925T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
552 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Baraboo River Near Baraboo.
* At  4:15 AM Thursday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 20.9 feet by Sunday early afternoon.
* 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       Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon
Baraboo         16.0  14.0  12.52 04 AM 09/22  18.4 20.1 20.8 20.8
Rock Springs    18.5  13.5  14.41 06 AM 09/22  19.9 21.2 21.9 21.6

-                   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         14.86  06 AM 09/15    3.51      20.90 01 PM 09/25
Rock Springs    15.64  06 AM 09/15    4.09      22.00 01 PM 09/25

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  Thu Sep 22  0.14
Baraboo: noon-6 pm  Thu Sep 22  0.36
Baraboo: 6 pm-midn  Thu Sep 22  0.19
Baraboo: midn-6 am  Fri Sep 23  0.17

Rock Springs: 6 am-noon  Thu Sep 22  0.19
Rock Springs: noon-6 pm  Thu Sep 22  0.37
Rock Springs: 6 pm-midn  Thu Sep 22  0.17
Rock Springs: midn-6 am  Fri Sep 23  0.16




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.