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Weather Forecast Office Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI
North Central River Forecast Center
River at a Glance
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Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (CDT)
NOTE: Gauge awaiting repair - automated readings are not available at this time.
Forecasts are not available for the Milwaukee River at Saukville. Only observed stages are available for this point.
Vertical datum height surveyed by the NWS
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 16.75 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 13.65 ft on 04/12/2013
(3) 13.45 ft on 04/13/2014
(4) 12.53 ft on 03/13/2010
(5) 12.19 ft on 03/23/2011
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
(1) 5.93 ft on 06/26/2012
(2) 6.00 ft on 08/30/2013
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Floodwaters affect Highway 33 and North Mill Street in Saukville. There is widespread flooding in Peninsula Park and there is some evacuation of homes on streets adjacent to the river.
Floodwaters affect parts of Peninsula Park and the back yards of homes adjacent to the river. Park Street is flooded.
Floodwaters affect Highway A a little north of Saukville. Floodwaters affect the back yards of some homes adjacent to the river.
There is minor overflow of the lowest riverbanks in the Saukville area resulting in minor lowland flooding.
About This Location
Latitude: 43.381500° N, Longitude: 87.933500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
To determine local impacts at the various predicted river stages, please refer to the latest FEMA flood elevation maps.
River Forecast Centers
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Inundation Mapping Locations
NWS Precipitation and River Forecasting
AHPS Iframes for Developers
Mobile iNWS for emergency management
AHPS Web Brochure
Long Term Palmer Drought Severity Index
U.S. Drought Assessment
USGS flood maps-June 2008
High Water Mark Signs
Levee Safety Information
June 2008 National Flood Assessment
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National Weather Service
Milwaukee/Sullivan Weather Forecast Office
N3533 Hardscrabble Road
Dousman, WI 53118
Page last modified: 27-Aug-2014 7:11 PM