Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
825 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Moderate to Major Severity for the
following rivers in Wisconsin...
  East Branch Pecatonica River Near Blanchardville affecting
  Lafayette County


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825 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The East Branch Pecatonica River Near Blanchardville.
* At  7:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.3 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...McKellar park in Blanchardville is
  completely covered by floodwaters including the swimming pool,
  tennis courts and football field. Highway H in Blanchardville is
  flooded and closed.

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

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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 24 hour or 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  15.96 07 AM 02/21  16.0  8.9  6.0  6.1

-                   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  15.97  07 AM 02/21    4.22      16.30 12 PM 02/21

Below is predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments
for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily-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 pm-midn  Wed Feb 21  0.00
Blanchardville: midn-6 am  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Blanchardville: 6 am-noon  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Blanchardville: noon-6 pm  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Blanchardville: 6 pm-midn  Thu Feb 22  0.00
Blanchardville: midn-6 am  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Blanchardville: 6 am-noon  Fri Feb 23  0.00
Blanchardville: noon-6 pm  Fri Feb 23  0.00




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