Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
506 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...
  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia COUNTY

&&
WIC021-242206-
/O.CON.KMKX.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-170525T0900Z/
/PORW3.2.ER.170520T2115Z.170522T0330Z.170525T0300Z.NO/
506 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 17.3 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
  tonight.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...There is general overflow of the river.
  Water is near homes in the Blackhawk Park area of Portage on the
  south side of the river along Old River Road. Floodwaters are over
  West Lake Road and Blackhawk Road 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 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat
Portage         17.0  12.7  17.32 05 AM 05/24  17.1 16.2 15.1 14.2

-                   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
Portage         18.30  10 PM 05/21   -0.30      17.30 07 AM 05/24

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

Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Wed May 24  0.02
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Wed May 24  0.00
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Wed May 24  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Thu May 25  0.00
Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Thu May 25  0.00
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Thu May 25  0.00
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Thu May 25  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Fri May 26  0.00




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