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Wisconsin River at Petenwell Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 923.63 ft at 9:10AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.64 ft at 10:10AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.65 ft at 11:10AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.66 ft at 12:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.65 ft at 1:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.65 ft at 2:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.65 ft at 3:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.65 ft at 4:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.67 ft at 5:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.66 ft at 6:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.68 ft at 7:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.68 ft at 8:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.67 ft at 9:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.67 ft at 10:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.68 ft at 11:10PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 923.68 ft at 12:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.69 ft at 1:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 2:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 3:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 4:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 5:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 6:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 7:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 8:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 9:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 10:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 11:10AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 12:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 1:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 2:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 3:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 4:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 5:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 6:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.68 ft at 7:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 8:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 9:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 10:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 11:10PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 923.76 ft at 12:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 1:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 2:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 3:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 4:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 5:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 6:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 7:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 8:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 9:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 10:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 11:10AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 12:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 1:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 2:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 3:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 4:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 5:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 6:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 7:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.69 ft at 8:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 9:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 10:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 11:10PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 12:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 1:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 2:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 3:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 4:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 5:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 6:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 7:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 8:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 9:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 10:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.76 ft at 11:10AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 12:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 1:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.76 ft at 2:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.76 ft at 3:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.77 ft at 4:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.78 ft at 5:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.78 ft at 6:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.78 ft at 7:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.79 ft at 8:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.8 ft at 9:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.81 ft at 10:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.8 ft at 11:10PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 923.81 ft at 12:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.82 ft at 1:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.81 ft at 2:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.82 ft at 3:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.82 ft at 4:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.83 ft at 5:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.83 ft at 6:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.83 ft at 7:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.89 ft at 8:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.9 ft at 9:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 10:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.92 ft at 11:10AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.92 ft at 12:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.91 ft at 1:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 2:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 3:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 4:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.92 ft at 5:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.96 ft at 6:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.96 ft at 7:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.95 ft at 8:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 9:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 10:10PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 11:10PM Oct 18, 2019Highest Observation: 923.97 ft at 12:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 1:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 2:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 3:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 4:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 5:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.95 ft at 6:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 7:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.96 ft at 8:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 9:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 10:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 11:10AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.95 ft at 12:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 1:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 2:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.94 ft at 3:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 4:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 5:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.93 ft at 6:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.91 ft at 7:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.9 ft at 8:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.89 ft at 9:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.88 ft at 10:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.87 ft at 11:10PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 923.86 ft at 12:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.85 ft at 1:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.85 ft at 2:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.84 ft at 3:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.84 ft at 4:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.83 ft at 5:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.82 ft at 6:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.8 ft at 7:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.79 ft at 8:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.78 ft at 9:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.76 ft at 10:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.74 ft at 11:10AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.73 ft at 12:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 1:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 2:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 3:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.72 ft at 4:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.71 ft at 5:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.7 ft at 6:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.69 ft at 7:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.68 ft at 8:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.65 ft at 9:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.65 ft at 10:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.64 ft at 11:10PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 923.64 ft at 12:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.63 ft at 1:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.62 ft at 2:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.61 ft at 3:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.61 ft at 4:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.62 ft at 5:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.59 ft at 6:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.59 ft at 7:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.59 ft at 8:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.58 ft at 9:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.56 ft at 10:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.57 ft at 11:10AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.58 ft at 12:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.51 ft at 1:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.47 ft at 2:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.47 ft at 3:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.43 ft at 4:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.41 ft at 5:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.35 ft at 6:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.35 ft at 7:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.39 ft at 8:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.38 ft at 9:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.39 ft at 10:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.41 ft at 11:10PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 923.39 ft at 12:10AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 923.38 ft at 1:10AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 923.39 ft at 2:10AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 923.39 ft at 3:10AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 923.43 ft at 4:10AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 923.38 ft at 5:10AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 923.39 ft at 6:10AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 923.4 ft at 7:10AM Oct 22, 2019Wisconsin Public ServicePETW3(plotting HPIRP) Graph Created (8:15AM Oct 22, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 923.4 ft at 7:10 AM CDT 22-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 925 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 925
Action Stage: 924
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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(1) Downstream view at Petenwell Dam, August 9th, 2011
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Latitude: 44.057500° N, Longitude: 90.021944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 925 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available 936 ft  
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Action stage of 924 ft is the target elevation of the lake pool. Above this level, the dam will release extra water through the gates. Lake water surface area is approximately 23,400 acres.
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