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Black River (WI) at Galesville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 4.23 ft at 10:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.23 ft at 10:45AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:15AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:30AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:45AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 10:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 7:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 7:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 7:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 8:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 1:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 2:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 7:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 9:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 9:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 9:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 9:45AM Jul 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGALW3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:15AM Jul 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.83 ft at 9:45 AM CDT 22-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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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
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Elevation
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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
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