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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Baraboo River at West Baraboo are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Rock Springs Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Baraboo
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 10.5
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.69 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 10.76 ft on 09/01/2018
(3) 10.52 ft on 09/07/2018
(4) 7.85 ft on 07/12/2008
(5) 7.67 ft on 09/26/2016
(6) 7.57 ft on 08/21/2007
(7) 7.46 ft on 07/22/2017
(8) 7.41 ft on 05/23/2004
(9) 7.25 ft on 07/15/2010
(10) 7.23 ft on 06/10/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.52 ft on 09/07/2018
(2) 10.76 ft on 09/01/2018
(3) 7.46 ft on 07/22/2017
(4) 4.66 ft on 06/26/2017
(5) 7.67 ft on 09/26/2016
(6) 6.52 ft on 09/11/2016
(7) 5.17 ft on 12/19/2015
(8) 5.31 ft on 04/11/2015
(9) 6.32 ft on 04/14/2014
(10) 5.86 ft on 04/11/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.39 ft on 09/03/2005
(2) 2.45 ft on 08/27/2015
(3) 2.45 ft on 07/15/2012
(4) 2.49 ft on 09/09/2013
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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13.69 Floodwaters are into the lower portions of Haskins Park in West Baraboo. There is widespead lowland and agricultural land flooding in the West Baraboo and Baraboo areas.
12 There is widespread lowland and agricultural land flooding in the Baraboo area. Floodwaters spread into the lower portions of Haskins Park in West Baraboo in the area of the gauge.
11 There is widespread lowland and agricultural land in the Baraboo area. Floodwaters enter the lower parts of Haskins Park in West Baraboo.
10 There is widespread lowland and agricultural land flooding in the Baraboo area.
9 Which is flood stage, there is widespread lowland flooding in the Baraboo area.
8 Water overspreads the lowest banks of the river in the Baraboo area.
7 There is minor lowland flooding in the Baraboo area.
Photos
(1) Aerial photo of Baraboo River-West Baraboo, WI
(2) Photo of Baraboo River flooding in Haskins Park-West Baraboo, WI.
(3) High Water Mark sign-West Baraboo, WI. Marks level of June 2008 record flood.
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