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Wolf River (WI) near Shawano Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)SHAW3(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:50AM Dec 1, 2022)Flood Stage is 11 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: Automated gauge readings are now available, courtesy of the USGS.

NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Wolf River (WI) near Shawano. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.70 ft on 03/15/1973
(2) 12.19 ft on 06/24/2011
(3) 12.18 ft on 04/21/1996
(4) 11.88 ft on 06/02/1993
(5) 11.60 ft on 04/16/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.01 ft on 03/17/2016
(2) 12.19 ft on 06/24/2011
(3) 11.30 ft on 04/12/2011
(4) 11.33 ft on 03/30/2004
(5) 11.19 ft on 04/16/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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15 Several roads adjacent to the river will likely be closed due to high water.
13 Floodwaters are covering parts of County Road G near Mill Creek Road and Lakeland Road off of Green Bay Street. There is widespread lowland flooding.
11.7 Floodwaters affect the Lieg Avenue boat launch in Shawano. Flood waters reach portions of County Road G near Mill Creek Road and Lakeland Road off of Green Bay Street in Shawano.
11 Floodwaters spread over boat docks near County Highway A near Shawano.
10 There is a buildup of ice and water.
10 There is minor lowland flooding. Flood stage is 11 feet.
(1) Normal stage. Looking upstream toward the dam
(2) Normal stage. Looking downstream.
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Latitude: 44.835833° N, Longitude: 88.625000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 810 ft 821 ft 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 Not Available  

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