574  
WGUS43 KMKX 200155  
FLWMKX  
 
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
855 PM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN WISCONSIN...  
 
WISCONSIN RIVER AT  
PORTAGE  
 

 
WIC021-201355-  
/O.NEW.KMKX.FL.W.0030.170520T1654Z-170524T2200Z/  
/PORW3.2.ER.170520T1654Z.170522T0000Z.170524T1600Z.NO/  
855 PM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WISCONSIN RIVER AT PORTAGE.  
* AT 8 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE  
SATURDAY MORNING, HAVE A BROAD CREST NEAR 18.5 FEET FROM SUNDAY  
EVENING TO TUESDAY MORNING AND THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.5 FEET...FLOODWATERS AFFECT RIVER SHORES ROAD ABOUT  
3 MILES UPSTREAM OF PORTAGE IN THE TOWN OF LEWISTON AND RIVER OAKS  
ROAD ABOUT 7 MILES DOWNSTREAM OF PORTAGE IN THE TOWN OF DEKORRA IN  
COLUMBIA COUNTY. THERE IS WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF ROADS IN THE  
BLACKHAWK PARK AREA INCLUDING WEST LAKE ROAD...BLACKHAWK ROAD AND  
WOOD STREET. THE BLACKHAWK PARK AREA IS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE  
RIVER ABOUT 3 MILES SOUTH OF PORTAGE.  
 

 
 
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 6 PM...  
LOCATION STAGE STAGE STAGE/TIME SAT SUN MON TUE  
PORTAGE 17.0 12.7 15.28 08 PM 05/19 17.9 18.5 18.5 18.0  
 
- 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 15.28 08 PM 05/19 1.64 18.50 07 PM 05/21  
 
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 AUGUST.  
 
PORTAGE: 7 PM-1 AM FRI MAY 19 0.00  
PORTAGE: 1 AM-7 AM SAT MAY 20 0.05  
PORTAGE: 7 AM-1 PM SAT MAY 20 0.11  
PORTAGE: 1 PM-7 PM SAT MAY 20 0.27  
PORTAGE: 7 PM-1 AM SAT MAY 20 0.09  
PORTAGE: 1 AM-7 AM SUN MAY 21 0.00  
PORTAGE: 7 AM-1 PM SUN MAY 21 0.00  
PORTAGE: 1 PM-7 PM SUN MAY 21 0.00  
 

 
 
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