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Waupaca River near Waupaca Stage (ft)Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.77 ft at 8:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2022Highest Observation: 2.03 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.78 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.77 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.7 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.75 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00AM Dec 04, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:00PM Dec 04, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWPCW3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:21PM Dec 4, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.68 ft at 12:00 PM CST 4-Dec-2022. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Waupaca River near Waupaca 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: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 7.5
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.06 ft on 03/28/1950
(2) 6.90 ft on 03/20/1948
(3) 6.20 ft on 03/19/1918
(4) 6.17 ft on 03/16/2019
(5) 6.15 ft on 02/11/1966
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.17 ft on 03/16/2019
(2) 3.85 ft on 03/17/2016
(3) 3.87 ft on 04/11/2011
(4) 5.30 ft on 06/23/2002
(5) 5.16 ft on 12/03/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.11 ft on 07/20/1936
(2) 1.12 ft on 07/30/1931
(3) 1.20 ft on 08/20/1958
(4) 1.28 ft on 07/11/2012
(5) 1.33 ft on 08/13/2007
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11 Floodwaters are covering Harrington and Reek Roads.
9 Flood waters are near the surface of Harrington Road and there is widespread lowland flooding in the Waupaca area.
7.5 Water touches the lowest portion of the Harrington Road bridge and there is widespread lowland flooding in the Waupaca area.
6 There is widespread lowland flooding in the Waupaca area.
5 There is minor lowland flooding. Flood stage is at 6 feet.
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(1) Downstream of the Harrington Road bridge. Stage in photo 1.43 feet.
(2) Upstream of the Harrington Road bridge. Stage in photo 1.43 feet.
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Latitude: 44.329237° N, Longitude: 88.996354° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 779.95 ft 779.95 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 780 ft 786 ft 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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