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Black River (WI) at Galesville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 4.63 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 2:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 6:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 7:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 8:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 1:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:45AM Oct 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGALW3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:45PM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.25 ft at 11:45 AM CDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Black River (WI) at Galesville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 16.79 ft on 09/25/2010
(2) 16.64 ft on 06/21/1993
(3) 15.46 ft on 09/23/1980
(4) 15.14 ft on 09/24/1986
(5) 14.84 ft on 03/08/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.00 ft on 12/20/1931
(2) 1.32 ft on 08/20/1975
(3) 1.54 ft on 09/15/1988
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12 Flooding mainly impacts wildlands and agricultural pasture land. However the approach to the south end of the County Road VV Bridge over the Black River may be flooded.
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Latitude: 44.060278° N, Longitude: 91.287500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 658.39 ft 670.39 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 658.43 ft 670.43 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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