Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

  East Branch Pecatonica River Near Blanchardville affecting Lafayette
  County
  Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County
  Sugar River At Albany affecting Green County
  Sugar River At Brodhead affecting Green and Rock Counties


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WIC065-230513-
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1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The East Branch Pecatonica River Near Blanchardville.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.8 feet...This level is about a 50 percent chance
  flood meaning there is a 50 percent chance in any given year of the
  river reaching this level. Highway H is flooded and closed.
  Floodwaters completely fill McKellar Park, the tennis couts and
  football field in Blanchardville.

&&

LAT...LON 4283 8992 4284 8984 4279 8981 4272 8984
      4272 8991 4279 8991

$$

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1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pecatonica River At Martintown.
* At  8:00 AM Thursday the stage was 19.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.0 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 19.4 feet...Some homes in Martintown area have
  floodwaters in their basements and first floors, Highways MM and
  West Indies Road upstream in the Browntown area are flooded.
  Martintown Road and West River Road in Martintown are flooded as is
  Highway 73 about 1 mile downstream in Winslow Illinois. This level
  is the 20 percent chance flood meaning there is a 20 percent chance
  of the river reaching this level in any given year.

&&

LAT...LON 4272 8992 4272 8984 4263 8980 4251 8970
      4251 8988 4260 8993

$$

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1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sugar River At Albany.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Record flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow late morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Floodwaters affect the village park in
  Albany. Floodwaters cover Tin Can Road about 2 miles northwest of
  Albany.

$$

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1114 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sugar River At Brodhead.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.9 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage early Sunday
  morning.
* Impact...At 9.1 feet...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. There is widespread flooding of lowland
  and agricultural land in the Brodhead area. Floodwaters cover roads
  about 6 miles downstream in Avon Township of Rock County. In the
  Avon Bottoms area of Rock County, there is flooding in Sugar River
  Park. Floodwaters are over Highway T in Rock County.

&&

LAT...LON 4267 8950 4267 8933 4259 8930 4249 8922
      4249 8942 4261 8951

$$

&&

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       Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun
Blanchardville  11.0   9.0  12.36 09 AM 02/22  10.1  8.9  8.2  7.8
Martintown      13.5   9.5  19.62 08 AM 02/22  19.9 19.3 17.5 14.5
Brodhead         5.0   4.5   9.69 09 AM 02/22   9.9  9.3  6.3  3.3
Albany          12.0   8.0  14.31 11 AM 02/22  13.3 11.5  8.6  6.2

-                   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
Blanchardville  16.02  08 AM 02/21   -3.62      11.40 12 PM 02/22
Martintown      19.63  08 AM 02/22    2.43      20.00 12 AM 02/23
Brodhead         9.76  06 AM 02/22    0.30       9.90 12 PM 02/22
Albany          17.31  08 PM 02/21       M      13.90 12 PM 02/22

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

Blanchardville: 6 am-noon  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Blanchardville: noon-6 pm  Thu Feb 22  0.02
Blanchardville: 6 pm-midn  Thu Feb 22  0.04
Blanchardville: midn-6 am  Fri Feb 23  0.09
Blanchardville: 6 am-noon  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Blanchardville: noon-6 pm  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Blanchardville: 6 pm-midn  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Blanchardville: midn-6 am  Sat Feb 24  0.00

Martintown: 6 am-noon  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Martintown: noon-6 pm  Thu Feb 22  0.03
Martintown: 6 pm-midn  Thu Feb 22  0.02
Martintown: midn-6 am  Fri Feb 23  0.09
Martintown: 6 am-noon  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Martintown: noon-6 pm  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Martintown: 6 pm-midn  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Martintown: midn-6 am  Sat Feb 24  0.00

Brodhead: 6 am-noon  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Brodhead: noon-6 pm  Thu Feb 22  0.01
Brodhead: 6 pm-midn  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Brodhead: midn-6 am  Fri Feb 23  0.09
Brodhead: 6 am-noon  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Brodhead: noon-6 pm  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Brodhead: 6 pm-midn  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Brodhead: midn-6 am  Sat Feb 24  0.00

Albany: 6 am-noon  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Albany: noon-6 pm  Thu Feb 22  0.01
Albany: 6 pm-midn  Thu Feb 22  0.01
Albany: midn-6 am  Fri Feb 23  0.09
Albany: 6 am-noon  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Albany: noon-6 pm  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Albany: 6 pm-midn  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Albany: midn-6 am  Sat Feb 24  0.00




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