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Wisconsin River below Wisconsin Rapids Dam Tailwater (ft)Observed: 981.6 ft at 3:10PM Nov 19, 2020Observed: 981.68 ft at 6:10PM Nov 19, 2020Observed: 981.62 ft at 9:10PM Nov 19, 2020Observed: 981.68 ft at 12:10AM Nov 20, 2020Observed: 981.74 ft at 3:10AM Nov 20, 2020Observed: 981.77 ft at 6:10AM Nov 20, 2020Observed: 981.72 ft at 9:10AM Nov 20, 2020Observed: 981.66 ft at 12:10PM Nov 20, 2020Observed: 981.6 ft at 3:10PM Nov 20, 2020Observed: 981.78 ft at 6:10PM Nov 20, 2020Observed: 981.64 ft at 9:10PM Nov 20, 2020Highest Observation: 981.91 ft at 12:10AM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.87 ft at 3:10AM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.81 ft at 6:10AM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.69 ft at 9:10AM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.78 ft at 12:10PM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.74 ft at 3:10PM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.53 ft at 6:10PM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.55 ft at 9:10PM Nov 21, 2020Observed: 981.56 ft at 12:10AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.57 ft at 3:10AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.48 ft at 6:10AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.45 ft at 9:10AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.49 ft at 12:10PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.42 ft at 3:10PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.41 ft at 6:10PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.4 ft at 9:10PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 981.36 ft at 12:10AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.39 ft at 3:10AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.3 ft at 6:10AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.4 ft at 9:10AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.38 ft at 12:10PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.35 ft at 3:10PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.34 ft at 6:10PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.49 ft at 9:10PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 981.3 ft at 12:10AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 981.23 ft at 3:10AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 981.35 ft at 6:10AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 981.26 ft at 9:10AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 981.31 ft at 12:10PM Nov 24, 2020WDSW3(plotting HTIRP) Graph Created (12:35PM Nov 24, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 981.31 ft at 12:10 PM CST 24-Nov-2020. Flood Stage is 991 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 993.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 992.5
Flood Stage: 991
Action Stage: 989
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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993.3 Up to 3 feet of water is covering 2nd Avenue near a State Office Building. Up to 3 feet of water covers 1st and 2nd Streets with flood waters spreading into 3rd Street and Market Street. The Grand Avenue and Jackson Street Bridges may be closed.
992.6 The water current is extremely dangerous at 78500 cubic feet per second downstream of the dam. Flood waters are near the bottom of the Jackson Street and Grand Avenue bridges. Up to 2 feet of water covers 1st and 2nd Streets and flood waters reach the County Courthouse. Up to 2 feet of water cover sections of Gaynor Avenue and South Second Avenue near a roundabout by the State Office building.
992.3 Up to a foot of water covers portions of 2nd Avenue near Gaynor Avenue and up to a foot of water covers 1st and 2nd Streets just downstream of the dam.
991.3 Flood waters cover 1st Street and approach 2nd Street. Flood waters also approach 2nd Avenue near Gaynor Avenue. The current is fast especially downstream of the dam.
989.8 Water is near a building at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Gaynor Avenue. Playground equipment in Lions park is surrounded by water.
987.8 Water covers a walkway in Lions Park in Wisconsin Rapids.
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(1) Flow around 75000 cfs. Flood event Sept 25 2010.
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Latitude: 44.394722° N, Longitude: 89.823333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 991 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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