Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
355 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

  Wisconsin River At Portage affecting Columbia County


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WIC021-270856-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0030.180427T0000Z-180428T0600Z/
/PORW3.1.ER.180427T0000Z.180427T0000Z.180428T0000Z.NO/
355 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  3:00 PM Thursday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage this
  evening.
* 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

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&&

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, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(stages in ft.)        Bank-      Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood  full      observed        ...for 6 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun
Portage         17.0  12.7  16.94 03 PM 04/26  17.0 17.0 16.4 15.7

-                   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         16.95  02 PM 04/26    0.66      17.00 07 PM 04/26

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

Portage: 6 am-noon  Thu Apr 26  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Thu Apr 26  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Thu Apr 26  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Fri Apr 27  0.00
Portage: 6 am-noon  Fri Apr 27  0.01
Portage: noon-6 pm  Fri Apr 27  0.05
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Fri Apr 27  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Sat Apr 28  0.00




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