Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
844 PM CDT MON MAY 22 2017

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

  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia COUNTY


&&
WIC021-231344-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-170525T0000Z/
/PORW3.2.ER.170520T2115Z.170522T0330Z.170524T1800Z.NO/
844 PM CDT MON MAY 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  8:00 PM Monday the stage was 17.8 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
  Wednesday early afternoon.
* 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       Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri
Portage         17.0  12.7  17.84 08 PM 05/22  17.5 16.7 15.5 14.6

-                   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   -0.39      17.80 01 AM 05/23

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  Mon May 22  0.02
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Tue May 23  0.02
Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Tue May 23  0.06
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Tue May 23  0.18
Portage: 7 pm-1 am  Tue May 23  0.11
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Wed May 24  0.08
Portage: 7 am-1 pm  Wed May 24  0.00
Portage: 1 pm-7 pm  Wed May 24  0.00

HAHN



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