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Flood Warning:

Issued at: 9:29 PM CDT on April 15, 2014, expires at: 4:00 AM CDT on April 17, 2014
  • The Flood Warning continues for the Wisconsin river at Portage.
  • At 9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.7 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 tomorrow late evening.
  • Impact...at 18.0 feet...floodwaters surround some seasonal homes along Old River Road in the Blackhawk Park area. 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 7 PM... location stage stage stage/time Wed Thu Fri Sat Baraboo 16.0 14.0 17.27 08 PM 04/15 17.5 18.1 17.7 15.7 Berlin 13.0 12.0 12.73 08 PM 04/15 13.2 13.6 13.9 14.1 New Munster 10.0 9.0 10.63 09 PM 04/15 10.2 9.8 9.4 9.1 Cedarburg 11.0 10.0 11.23 08 PM 04/15 11.2 10.7 9.8 8.9 Portage 17.0 13.5 17.70 09 PM 04/15 17.1 16.7 16.6 16.1 Rock Springs 18.5 13.5 18.06 09 PM 04/15 20.3 20.1 17.4 16.1 - 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 Baraboo 17.36 02 PM 04/15 0.19 18.10 07 PM 04/17 Berlin 12.73 08 PM 04/15 0.37 14.30 07 PM 04/21 Cedarburg 11.40 12 am 04/15 -0.09 11.20 01 am 04/16 Portage 17.84 08 am 04/14 -0.09 17.70 01 am 04/16 Rock Springs 18.06 09 PM 04/15 0.40 20.50 01 am 04/17 New Munster 10.73 01 PM 04/15 0.47 10.60 01 am 04/16 ...Below is predicted 24 hour precipitation information for the listed sites... (babw3) 6-hour precipitation amounts (in.) Baraboo: 6 PM-midn 0.00 baraboo: midn-6 am 0.00 baraboo: 6 am-noon 0.00 baraboo: noon-6 PM 0.00 (berw3) 6-hour precipitation amounts (in.) Berlin: 6 PM-midn 0.00 berlin: midn-6 am 0.00 berlin: 6 am-noon 0.00 berlin: noon-6 PM 0.00 (cedw3) 6-hour precipitation amounts (in.) Cedarburg: 6 PM-midn 0.00 cedarburg: midn-6 am 0.00 cedarburg: 6 am-noon 0.00 cedarburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 (nmsw3) 6-hour precipitation amounts (in.) New munster: 6 PM-midn 0.00 new munster: midn-6 am 0.00 new munster: 6 am-noon 0.00 new munster: noon-6 PM 0.00 (porw3) 6-hour precipitation amounts (in.) Portage: 6 PM-midn 0.00 portage: midn-6 am 0.00 portage: 6 am-noon 0.00 portage: noon-6 PM 0.00 (rspw3) 6-hour precipitation amounts (in.) Rock springs: 6 PM-midn 0.00 rock springs: midn-6 am 0.00 rock springs: 6 am-noon 0.00 rock springs: noon-6 PM 0.00 (rbgw3) 6-hour precipitation amounts (in.) Reedsburg: 6 PM-midn 0.00 reedsburg: midn-6 am 0.00 reedsburg: 6 am-noon 0.00 reedsburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 reedsburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 reedsburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 reedsburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 reedsburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 reedsburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 reedsburg: noon-6 PM 0.00 Lat...Lon 4342 8965 4351 8967 4353 8964 4354 8957 4349 8945 4347 8957 lat...Lon 4398 8906 4402 8896 4405 8886 4399 8879 4394 8887 4389 8895 lat...Lon 4262 8832 4262 8813 4252 8812 4245 8810 4245 8827 4255 8825 lat...Lon 4333 8798 4331 8792 4327 8794 4323 8793 4323 8805 4330 8803 lat...Lon 4351 8970 4365 8966 4359 8937 4339 8939

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