Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
913 PM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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

  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County

&&
WIC021-281513-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170228T1930Z/
/PORW3.2.ER.170224T1207Z.170227T0215Z.170228T1330Z.NO/
913 PM CST MON FEB 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  2:00 PM Monday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow 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

$$

&&

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 basin-average precipitation.

(stages in ft.)        Bank-      Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood  full      observed        ...for 6 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri
Portage         17.0  12.7  17.93 02 PM 02/27  16.1 15.2 15.1 14.8

-                   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         18.44  08 PM 02/26       M      17.50 12 AM 02/28

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 February and for 24 hours into the future from
March through August.

Portage: 6 pm-midn  Mon Feb 27  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Tue Feb 28  0.14
Portage: 6 am-noon  Tue Feb 28  0.03
Portage: noon-6 pm  Tue Feb 28  0.04
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Tue Feb 28  0.06
Portage: midn-6 am  Wed Mar 01  0.06
Portage: 6 am-noon  Wed Mar 01  0.09
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Wed Mar 01  0.00

HAHN



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