Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
443 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...
  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County


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WIC021-211043-
/O.CON.KMKX.FL.W.0017.170223T1900Z-000000T0000Z/
/PORW3.2.ER.170223T1900Z.170224T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
443 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  3:45 PM Monday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 18.0 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Floodwaters surround some seasonal homes
  along Old River Road in the Blackhawk Park area. Old River Road is
  closed with water over it. Wood Street in the Blackhawk Park area
  is affected by floodwaters.  West Lane Road in the Long Lake area
  is closed with about 4 feet of water over it in places.

&&

LAT...LON 4351 8970 4365 8966 4359 8937 4339 8939
      4344 8965 4350 8957

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&&

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       Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu
Portage         17.0  12.7  13.90 04 PM 02/20  13.9 14.4 14.9 17.5

-                   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         13.90  04 PM 02/20    0.26      18.00 06 AM 02/24

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.

Portage: 6 am-noon  Mon Feb 20  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Mon Feb 20  0.19
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Mon Feb 20  0.33
Portage: midn-6 am  Tue Feb 21  0.00
Portage: 6 am-noon  Tue Feb 21  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Tue Feb 21  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Tue Feb 21  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Wed Feb 22  0.00




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