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Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Rapids Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:45AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.07 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.13 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.07 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2020Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2020Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2020WIRW3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:05AM Oct 24, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.57 ft at 6:30 AM CDT 24-Oct-2020. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Rapids are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 13.5
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.80 ft on 06/15/1880
(2) 14.80 ft on 09/25/2010
(3) 14.10 ft on 03/24/1935
(4) 14.00 ft on 09/12/1938
(5) 13.60 ft on 10/08/1911
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.40 ft on 03/18/2016
(2) 12.90 ft on 04/12/2011
(3) 14.80 ft on 09/25/2010
(4) 8.20 ft on 04/20/2003
(5) 7.90 ft on 06/23/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.28 ft on 04/21/2010
(2) 2.28 ft on 07/31/2007
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15.5 Up to 3 feet of water is covering 2nd Avenue near the State Office Building. Up to 3 feet of water covers 1st and 2nd Streets with floodwaters spreading into 3rd Street and Market Street. The Grand Avenue and Jackson Street bridges may be closed.
14.8 The water current is extremely dangerous at 78500 cubic feet per second downstream of the dam. Floodwaters are near the bottom of the Jackson Street and Grand Avenue bridges. Up to 2 feet of water covers 1st and 2nd Streets and floodwaters 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.
14.5 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.
13.5 Floodwaters cover 1st Street and approach 2nd Street. Floodwaters also approach 2nd Avenue near Gaynor Avenue. The current is fast, especially downstream of the dam.
12 Water is near a building at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Gaynor Avenue. Playground equipment in Lions Park is surrounded by water.
10 Water covers a walkway in Lions Park in Wisconsin Rapids. Flood stage is at 12 feet.
8.5 water approaches a few trees in low-lying areas.
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(1) Flood levels near 14 feet at the Federal building
(2) Normal stage. Grand Avenue bridge.
(3) downstream of WIRw3
(4) upstream of WIRw3
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Latitude: 44.392222° N, Longitude: 89.826944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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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 0 ft 12 ft  

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