Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
557 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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

  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County

&&
WIC021-232357-
/O.CON.KMKX.FL.W.0017.170224T1200Z-170301T0600Z/
/PORW3.1.ER.170224T1200Z.170225T0600Z.170301T0000Z.NO/
557 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  4:45 AM Thursday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 17.5 feet by early Saturday morning. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Tuesday evening.
* Impact...At 17.8 feet...In the Blackhawk Park area in the Town of
  Caledonia, Old River Road is closed with water over it. West Lane
  Road in the Long Lake area is closed with about 4 feet of water
  over it in places. Wood Street in the Blackhawk Park area is
  affected by floodwaters. County Highway V and Oak Knoll Road in the
  Town of Dekorra have water up to the edge of the pavement. A few
  homes in the Town of Dekorra area near the river have water in the
  first floor and there is also flooding of outbuildings and yards.

&&

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       Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon
Portage         17.0  12.7  15.96 05 AM 02/23  16.6 17.4 17.5 17.5

-                   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
Portage         15.96  05 AM 02/23    1.06      17.50 12 AM 02/25

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  Thu Feb 23  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Fri Feb 24  0.00
Portage: 6 am-noon  Fri Feb 24  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Fri Feb 24  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Fri Feb 24  0.10
Portage: midn-6 am  Sat Feb 25  0.50
Portage: 6 am-noon  Sat Feb 25  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Sat Feb 25  0.01




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