River Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
732 PM CST Sat Jan 6 2018

The river locations listed below were above bankfull stage but below
flood stage due to effects due to ice jamming:

...Rock River at Watertown...
...Wisconsin River at Portage...


At river levels between bankfull stage and flood stage...there is
minor...non-damaging lowland flooding.

Seven day river forecasts are available for most but not all river
gaging locations. The forecast takes into account past
precipitation...soil moisture conditions, etc...and predicted future
48 hour precipitation.  River forecasts are normally updated twice
daily - in the morning and evening.
-
(stages in ft.)       Bank-       Latest           Forecast stages
-              Flood  full       observed          ...for 6 pm....
Location       stage  stage   stage/time/date    Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue
-
Watertown        5.5   4.0   4.30 06 PM 01/06   4.4  4.4  4.3  4.3
Portage         17.0  12.7  12.79 07 PM 01/06  12.9 12.9 12.8 12.8

-                   Highest        24 hour change
-                   observed       in river stage
-                   stage in        (ft.) up to        Highest
-                  the last 7     latest observed   stage forecast
-               days (168 hours)       stage        in next 7 days

Watertown        4.84  09 AM 01/02     -0.15       4.4 12 PM 01/07
Portage         13.57  10 PM 01/02      0.03      12.9 12 PM 01/07

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. The computer programs that
predict river levels take into account predicted precipitation
amounts 48 hours into the future from October through March and
and for 24 hours into the future from April through September.

Portage: 6 am-noon  Sat Jan 06  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Sat Jan 06  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Sat Jan 06  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Portage: 6 am-noon  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Mon Jan 08  0.00

Watertown: 6 am-noon  Sat Jan 06  0.00
Watertown: noon-6 pm  Sat Jan 06  0.00
Watertown: 6 pm-midn  Sat Jan 06  0.00
Watertown: midn-6 am  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Watertown: 6 am-noon  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Watertown: noon-6 pm  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Watertown: 6 pm-midn  Sun Jan 07  0.00
Watertown: midn-6 am  Mon Jan 08  0.00

Information about ongoing flooding is normally updated 4 times
daily...by 11 am...4 pm...10 pm and 5 am.

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