Several Rivers have top 3 crests in southern WI

                                       Updated 130 am CDT Tuesday April 23 2013

Recent heavy rains have sent several rivers into moderate to major flood levels.  The rivers are cresting and will be slow to recede, depending on how much additional rainfall we receive in the next several days.  The tables below summarize the flooding, with 5 river gauges hitting the 2nd or 3rd highest crests of record. 

Purple denotes major flooding, and red moderate flooding. 

 

Rock River at Jefferson

Crest Rank        Level             Date

#1                    15.64             6/19/2008

#2                   12.84             4/2/1979

#3             12.31         4/20/2013


Rock River at Fort Atkinson

 

Crest Rank        Level             Date

#1                    20.90            6/20/2008

#2              18.10        4/20/2013

 

 

 


Rock River at Lake Koshkonong

 

Crest Rank        Level             Date

#1                    15.12             6/22/2008

#2              12.37        4/22/2013


Fox River at Burlington

Crest Rank        Level             Date

#1                    13.54             6/15/2008

#2              12.91        4/19/2013


Fox River at New Munster

Crest Rank        Level             Date

#1                    15.18             6/15/2008

#2                   14.98             8/24/2007

#3             14.50         4/19/2013



Jeff Craven,  Science and Operations Officer

NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan WI



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