429  
WGUS43 KMKX 221423  
FLWMKX  
 
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
923 AM CDT SAT APR 22 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WISCONSIN...  
 
WISCONSIN RIVER AT PORTAGE AFFECTING COLUMBIA COUNTY  
 

 
WIC021-230223-  
/O.NEW.KMKX.FL.W.0026.170423T0300Z-170428T0359Z/  
/PORW3.1.ER.170423T0300Z.170424T0600Z.170427T2159Z.NO/  
923 AM CDT SAT APR 22 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WISCONSIN RIVER AT PORTAGE.  
* AT 9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE  
TO NEAR 17.4 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
* 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  
 

 
 
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 48 HOUR BASIN-AVERAGE PRECIPITATION.  
 
(STAGES IN FT.) BANK- LATEST FORECAST STAGES  
- FLOOD FULL OBSERVED ...FOR 7 PM...  
LOCATION STAGE STAGE STAGE/TIME SAT SUN MON TUE  
PORTAGE 17.0 12.7 16.55 09 AM 04/22 16.9 17.3 17.4 17.3  
 
- 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 16.72 03 AM 04/16 0.72 17.40 01 AM 04/24  
 
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 SEPTEMBER THROUGH MARCH AND FOR 24  
HOURS INTO THE FUTURE FROM APRIL THROUGH AUGUST.  
 
PORTAGE: 7 AM-1 PM SAT APR 22 0.00  
PORTAGE: 1 PM-7 PM SAT APR 22 0.00  
PORTAGE: 7 PM-1 AM SAT APR 22 0.00  
PORTAGE: 1 AM-7 AM SUN APR 23 0.00  
PORTAGE: 7 AM-1 PM SUN APR 23 0.00  
PORTAGE: 1 PM-7 PM SUN APR 23 0.00  
PORTAGE: 7 PM-1 AM SUN APR 23 0.00  
PORTAGE: 1 AM-7 AM MON APR 24 0.00  
 

 
 
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