Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
828 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County

&&
WIC021-271428-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170228T1800Z/
/PORW3.2.ER.170224T1207Z.170227T0145Z.170228T1200Z.NO/
828 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  7:45 PM Sunday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Floodwaters affect River Shores Road about
  3 miles upstream of Portage and River Oaks Road about 7 miles
  downstream of Portage in Columbia County.  There is widespread
  flooding of roads in the Blackhawk Park Area including West Lake
  Road...Blackhawk Road and Wood Street. The Blackhawk Park area is
  on the south side of the river about 3 miles south of Portage.

&&

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       Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu
Portage         17.0  12.7  18.43 08 PM 02/26  17.6 16.6 15.9 14.5

-                   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         18.43  08 PM 02/26    0.21      18.40 12 AM 02/27

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  Sun Feb 26  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Mon Feb 27  0.00
Portage: 6 am-noon  Mon Feb 27  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Mon Feb 27  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Mon Feb 27  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Tue Feb 28  0.13
Portage: 6 am-noon  Tue Feb 28  0.00
Portage: 1 am-7 am  Tue Feb 28  0.05

HAHN



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