Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
903 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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WIC021-271402-
/O.EXT.KMKX.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-180428T1200Z/
/PORW3.1.ER.180426T2310Z.180427T0600Z.180428T0600Z.NO/
903 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wisconsin River At Portage.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is near the forecasted crest of 17.1 feet
  and will remain steady tonight into Friday night.
  The river will fall below flood stage early Saturday morning.
* 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.

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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       Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon
Portage         17.0  12.7  17.04 08 PM 04/26  17.1 16.4 15.7 14.8

-                   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         17.04  08 PM 04/26    0.58      17.10 01 AM 04/27

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

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  0.06
Portage: 6 pm-midn  Fri Apr 27  0.00
Portage: midn-6 am  Sat Apr 28  0.00
Portage: 6 am-noon  Sat Apr 28  0.00
Portage: noon-6 pm  Sat Apr 28  0.00




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