River Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
630 AM CST Tue Jan 2 2018

The river locations listed below were above bankfull stage but below
flood stage due to nearby ice jamming:

...Rock River at Watertown...
...Wisconsin River at Portage...

At river levels between bankfull stage and flood stage...there is
minor...non-damaging lowland flooding.

Seven day river forecasts are available for most but not all river
gaging locations. The forecast takes into account past
precipitation...soil moisture conditions, etc...and predicted future
48 hour precipitation. River forecasts are normally updated twice
daily - in the morning and evening.
-
(stages in ft.)        Bank-      Latest           Forecast stages
-               Flood  full      observed            ..for 7 pm..
location        stage  stage   stage/time/date    Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat
-
Watertown        5.5    4.0    4.80 05 AM 01/02   4.8  4.6  4.4  4.3
Portage         17.0   12.7   13.53 06 AM 01/02  13.4 12.9 12.7 12.7

-                                    24 hr change
-                   Highest         in river stage
-                observed stage     (ft.) up to      Highest stage
-                 in the last      latest observed   forecast in
-              7 days (168 hours)      stage          next 7 days

Watertown        4.80  05 AM 01/02      0.09        4.8 12 PM 01/02
Portage         13.97  04 AM 12/28      0.13       13.5 12 PM 01/02

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 August.

Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Tue Jan 02  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Thu Jan 04  0.00
Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Thu Jan 04  0.00
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Thu Jan 04  0.00

Watertown: 7 pm-1 am  Tue Jan 02  0.00
Watertown: 1 am-7 am  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Watertown: 7 am-1 pm  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Watertown: 1 pm-7 pm  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Watertown: 7 pm-1 am  Wed Jan 03  0.00
Watertown: 1 am-7 am  Thu Jan 04  0.00
Watertown: 7 am-1 pm  Thu Jan 04  0.00
Watertown: 1 pm-7 pm  Thu Jan 04  0.00

Information about ongoing flooding is normally updated 4 times
daily...by 11 am...4 pm...10 pm and 5 am.

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