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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:11 PM CDT on September 24, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Baraboo river near Baraboo.
* At 7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 20.1 feet by
Tuesday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Friday early
afternoon.
* Impact... at 20.8 feet... floodwaters affect a trailer rental
business and a Road Wayside Park about 5 miles downstream near the
Highway 33 bridge. Floodwaters also affect an auto auction business
near Highway I-94. This level is the 20 percent chance flood
meaning that there is a 20 percent chance in any given year of the
river reaching this level.


Lat... Lon 4342 8965 4351 8967 4353 8964 4354 8957
      4349 8945 4347 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 sun Mon Tue Wed
Baraboo 16.0 14.0 17.47 07 PM 09/24 18.4 19.3 20.1 19.7
Rock Springs 18.5 13.5 22.30 09 PM 09/24 22.9 21.8 20.1 18.4

- 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 17.47 07 PM 09/24 1.62 20.10 07 PM 09/27
Rock Springs 22.30 09 PM 09/24 1.95 23.00 01 PM 09/25

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

Reedsburg: 6 PM-midn Sat Sep 24 0.00
reedsburg: midn-6 am sun Sep 25 0.06
reedsburg: 6 am-noon sun Sep 25 0.22
reedsburg: noon-6 PM sun Sep 25 0.14

Baraboo: 6 PM-midn Sat Sep 24 0.00
baraboo: midn-6 am sun Sep 25 0.03
baraboo: 6 am-noon sun Sep 25 0.19
baraboo: noon-6 PM sun Sep 25 0.24

Rock springs: 6 PM-midn Sat Sep 24 0.00
rock springs: midn-6 am sun Sep 25 0.06


911 PM CDT Sat Sep 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Baraboo river at Rock Springs.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet... floodwaters touch the base of the river
gauge house in Rock Springs. Water covers a portion of Highway dd
and Highway 136, both of which are closed.


Lat... Lon 4349 8998 4353 8990 4350 8986 4348 8982
      4343 8990 4346 8997




911 PM CDT Sat Sep 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Baraboo river at Reedsburg.
* At 3:30 PM Saturday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring... no forecast is available.
* Forecasts are not issued for this location. This warning will
remain in effect until the River Falls below flood stage.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... floodwaters affect Granite Avenue and south
Webb Avenue along the river. Water is close to the overhead doors
at the public works building. South Park next to the wastewater
plant is underwater. Floodwaters are into The Swimming Pool
control room in Webb Park. Floodwaters are 3 to 3.5 feet deep in
the public works yard.


Lat... Lon 4354 9011 4358 9004 4355 8996 4352 8991
      4348 8998 4352 9006




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:28 PM CDT on September 24, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 25, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 4 am CDT Sunday
through Sunday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of south central Wisconsin... including the following
areas... Marquette and Sauk.

* From 4 am CDT Sunday through Sunday evening.

* Another 1/2 inch of rain... with some higher amounts possible.

* Grounds are already saturated and cannot handle much more
rainfall. Additional rises are possible on rivers and streams.
Motorists are urged to be alert for water on roadways and turn
around if water is seen crossing any roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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