231  
WGUS63 KMKX 192112  
FFAMKX  
 
URGENT-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
412 PM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN WISCONSIN  
 
WISCONSIN RIVER AT  
PORTAGE  
 

 
 
WIZ057-200912-  
/O.CON.KMKX.FL.A.0008.170520T1520Z-170525T0000Z/  
/PORW3.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
412 PM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
THE WISCONSIN RIVER AT PORTAGE  
* FROM SATURDAY MORNING TO WEDNESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 4 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.2 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE  
SATURDAY MORNING, HAVE A BROAD CREST NEAR 18.8 FEET FROM SUNDAY  
EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AND THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
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 FRI SAT SUN MON  
 
PORTAGE 17.0 12.7 15.16 4 PM 05/19 15.6 17.8 18.8 18.8  
 
- 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 15.16 4 PM 05/19 1.56 18.80 07 PM 5/21  
 
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 FRI MAY 19 0.03  
PORTAGE: 1 PM-7 PM FRI MAY 19 0.01  
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 0.14  
PORTAGE: 1 PM-7 PM SAT MAY 20 0.28  
PORTAGE: 7 PM-1 AM SAT MAY 20 0.09  
PORTAGE: 1 AM-7 AM SUN MAY 21 0.00  
 
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