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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Pecatonica River near Blanchardville 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: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.30 ft on 02/28/1948
(2) 16.54 ft on 07/06/1993
(3) 16.14 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(4) 16.02 ft on 02/21/2018
(5) 15.73 ft on 07/17/1950
(6) 15.61 ft on 04/01/1959
(7) 15.25 ft on 02/20/1953
(8) 15.15 ft on 06/09/2008
(9) 14.96 ft on 03/02/1965
(10) 14.89 ft on 07/22/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.75 ft on 10/03/2019 (P)
(2) 12.14 ft on 09/14/2019 (P)
(3) 11.05 ft on 05/18/2019 (P)
(4) 16.14 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(5) 11.28 ft on 02/05/2019 (P)
(6) 11.24 ft on 01/08/2019 (P)
(7) 12.62 ft on 10/11/2018 (P)
(8) 14.82 ft on 10/03/2018 (P)
(9) 11.58 ft on 09/21/2018 (P)
(10) 12.53 ft on 09/06/2018 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.60 ft on 09/12/2003
(2) 3.71 ft on 09/12/2005
(3) 4.02 ft on 07/16/2012
(4) 4.16 ft on 08/25/2015
(5) 4.47 ft on 09/11/2013
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16.1 Highway 78, Main St, H and F near park in Blanchardville is flooded and closed. McKellar Park is completely flooded including the swimming pool, tennis courts and football field. This level is about a 10 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 10 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
15 Highway 78, H and F near park in Blanchardville is flooded and closed. McKellar park in Blanchardville is completely covered by floodwaters including the swimming pool, tennis courts and football field. 14.9 feet has about a 20 percent chance flood meaning there is a 20 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching that level.
14 McKellar Park in Blanchardville is completely flooded including the swimming pool and tennis courts. Oak St and Highway 78, F and H near park in Blanchardville is flooded and closed.
13 Highway 78, F and H north of park in Blanchardville is flooded and closed. Floodwaters completely cover McKellar Park, inluding the tennis courts and football field. 12.8 feet is about a 50 percent chance flood meaning there is a 50 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching that level.
11 Floodwaters cover a portion of Highway H and floodwaters are into McKellar Park in Blanchardville.
10 Floodwaters touch Highway H and the outer parts of McKellar Park in Blanchardville.
9 Minor lowland flooding occurs in the Blanchardville area.

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