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Weather Forecast Office Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI
North Central River Forecast Center
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Forecasts are not available for the Milwaukee River at Waubeka. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 11.35 ft on 03/23/1975
(2) 10.67 ft on 03/14/2007
(3) 10.61 ft on 06/13/2004
(4) 10.49 ft on 06/09/2008
(5) 10.42 ft on 06/13/2008
(6) 9.77 ft on 01/09/2008
(7) 8.97 ft on 05/23/2004
(8) 8.87 ft on 04/12/2013
(9) 7.86 ft on 03/12/2010
(10) 7.21 ft on 03/23/2011
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
(1) 2.13 ft on 09/07/2005
(2) 2.37 ft on 06/27/2012
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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There is widespread flooding of back yards of homes in the Waubeka area and extensive flooding downstream in Waubedonia Park.
Water approaches some homes in Waubeka and there is significant flooding downstream in Waubedonia Park. This level is about a 10 percent chance flood which means there is a 10 percent chance of the river reaching this level in any given year.
There is minor flooding of back yards of homes in the Waubeka area and minor flooding downstream in Waubedonia park.
There is minor flooding of back yards of homes in Waubeka and minor flooding downstream in Waubedonia Park.
About This Location
Latitude: 43.472500° N, Longitude: 87.990556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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Milwaukee/Sullivan Weather Forecast Office
N3533 Hardscrabble Road
Dousman, WI 53118
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