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Black River (WI) at Neillsville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNEIW3(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (4:01PM Nov 23, 2014)Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Black River (WI) at Neillsville 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: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 23.80 ft on 09/10/1938
(2) 22.49 ft on 06/28/1943
(3) 22.40 ft on 06/06/1905
(4) 19.80 ft on 06/05/1914
(5) 19.30 ft on 06/20/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.77 ft on 09/24/2010
(2) 19.30 ft on 06/20/1993
(3) 18.65 ft on 09/22/1986
(4) 18.95 ft on 09/21/1980
(5) 22.49 ft on 06/28/1943
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.84 ft on 08/15/1936

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23.8 Water begins to reach the low steel on the County Road B Bridge, and reaches the flood of record.
19 A few farm buildings may be affected.
18 Some agricultural land begins to flood.
16 The river is near bankfull in some locations.
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Latitude: 44.559722° N, Longitude: 90.615556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 962.34 ft 980.34 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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