Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
528 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 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
  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County


&&
WIC111-232228-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-160929T0834Z/
/RSPW3.3.ER.160923T0640Z.160925T0000Z.160929T0234Z.NO/
528 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Baraboo River At Rock Springs.
* At  5:15 AM Friday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  before midnight.
* 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

$$

WIC111-232228-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160930T1009Z/
/BABW3.1.ER.160923T1930Z.160926T1800Z.160930T0409Z.NO/
528 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Baraboo River Near Baraboo.
* At  4:15 AM Friday the stage was 14.9 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 21.5 feet by Monday early afternoon.the river will
  fall below flood stage by Thursday before midnight.
* Impact...At 22.0 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.

&&

LAT...LON 4342 8965 4351 8967 4353 8964 4354 8957
      4349 8945 4347 8957

$$

WIC021-232228-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0022.160923T2308Z-160927T1715Z/
/PORW3.2.ER.160923T2308Z.160925T1200Z.160927T1115Z.NO/
528 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  5:00 AM Friday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 18.4 feet by Sunday morning.the river will fall below
  flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 18.3 feet...Floodwaters affect River Oaks Road in the
  town of Dekorra about 7 miles downstream of Portage in Columbia
  County.  Floodwaters affect numerous roads in the Blackhawk Park
  area.

&&

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 am...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue
Baraboo         16.0  14.0  14.91 04 AM 09/23  18.1 19.4 21.4 21.4
Portage         17.0  12.7  14.70 05 AM 09/23  17.6 18.4 18.3 16.9
Rock Springs    18.5  13.5  19.03 05 AM 09/23  22.8 23.0 22.6 21.5

-                   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
Baraboo         14.91  04 AM 09/23    2.39      21.50 01 PM 09/26
Portage         14.70  05 AM 09/23    0.87      18.40 07 AM 09/25
Rock Springs    19.03  05 AM 09/23    4.73      23.00 07 PM 09/24

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.

Baraboo: 6 am-noon  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Baraboo: noon-6 pm  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Baraboo: 6 pm-midn  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Baraboo: midn-6 am  Sat Sep 24  0.04

Portage: 6 am-noon  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Sat Sep 24  0.04

Rock Springs: 6 am-noon  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Rock Springs: noon-6 pm  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Rock Springs: 6 pm-midn  Fri Sep 23  0.00
Rock Springs: midn-6 am  Sat Sep 24  0.03




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