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Wisconsin River above Otter Rapids Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1605.28 ft at 10:10AM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.05 ft at 11:10AM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.06 ft at 12:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.05 ft at 1:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.06 ft at 2:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.07 ft at 3:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.06 ft at 4:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.06 ft at 5:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.05 ft at 6:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.06 ft at 7:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.08 ft at 8:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.05 ft at 9:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.04 ft at 10:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.08 ft at 11:10PM Oct 19, 2020Observed: 1605.08 ft at 12:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.94 ft at 1:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 2:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.95 ft at 3:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.96 ft at 4:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.94 ft at 5:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.94 ft at 6:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 7:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 8:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.96 ft at 9:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 10:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.07 ft at 11:10AM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.97 ft at 12:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.97 ft at 1:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 2:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.96 ft at 3:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.94 ft at 4:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1604.96 ft at 5:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.05 ft at 6:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.02 ft at 7:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.01 ft at 8:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.04 ft at 9:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.09 ft at 10:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.08 ft at 11:10PM Oct 20, 2020Observed: 1605.04 ft at 12:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605.04 ft at 1:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605.01 ft at 2:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605 ft at 3:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605.05 ft at 4:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605.04 ft at 5:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605.02 ft at 6:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.91 ft at 7:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.71 ft at 8:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.71 ft at 9:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.76 ft at 11:10AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.72 ft at 12:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.73 ft at 1:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.83 ft at 2:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.82 ft at 3:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.82 ft at 4:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.82 ft at 5:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.8 ft at 6:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.81 ft at 7:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605.07 ft at 8:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.91 ft at 9:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.89 ft at 10:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1605.06 ft at 11:10PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 1604.94 ft at 12:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 1:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.96 ft at 2:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.95 ft at 3:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 4:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 5:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.95 ft at 6:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 7:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.92 ft at 8:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 9:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 10:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.94 ft at 11:10AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 12:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.93 ft at 1:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1605.12 ft at 2:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.97 ft at 3:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.96 ft at 4:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1605.02 ft at 5:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.99 ft at 7:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.89 ft at 8:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.91 ft at 9:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1604.9 ft at 10:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1605.17 ft at 11:10PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 1605.19 ft at 12:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.02 ft at 1:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.82 ft at 2:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.82 ft at 3:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.82 ft at 4:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.81 ft at 5:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.82 ft at 6:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605 ft at 7:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.81 ft at 8:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.8 ft at 9:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1604.84 ft at 10:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 11:10AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 12:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 1:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 2:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 3:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.08 ft at 4:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.13 ft at 5:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 6:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.13 ft at 7:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 8:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.14 ft at 9:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.12 ft at 10:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 11:10PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1605.25 ft at 12:10AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1605.2 ft at 1:10AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1605.09 ft at 2:10AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1605.12 ft at 3:10AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1605.11 ft at 4:10AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1605.22 ft at 5:10AM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1605.33 ft at 6:10AM Oct 24, 2020OTTW3(plotting HTIRP) Graph Created (7:20AM Oct 24, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1605.33 ft at 6:10 AM CDT 24-Oct-2020. Flood Stage is 1610 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Wisconsin River above Otter Rapids Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1615
Moderate Flood Stage: 1612
Flood Stage: 1610
Action Stage: 1607
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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1615 Water may begin to cover portions of Highway 70.
1612 Water approaches Highway 70 two to three miles downstream.
1610 Water approaches River Road near Cloverland Road.
1607 There is lowland flooding.
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(1) Upstream of the Otter Rapids dam
(2) Downstream of the Otter Rapids dam
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Latitude: 45.903611° N, Longitude: 89.319722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 1610 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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