Alerts in Effect
Flood WarningIssued at 14:28 Friday 21 July 2017
Baraboo River At Reedsburg affecting Sauk COUNTY
Baraboo River At Rock Springs affecting Sauk COUNTY
Baraboo River At West Baraboo affecting Sauk COUNTY
Baraboo River Near Baraboo affecting Sauk COUNTY
Rock River At Afton affecting Rock COUNTY
East Branch Pecatonica River Near Blanchardville affecting
Fox River Near New Munster affecting Kenosha AND Lake COUNTIES
Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green COUNTY
Sugar River At Brodhead affecting Rock AND Green COUNTIES
The Flood Warning continues for
The Sugar River At Brodhead.
* At 1:15 PM Friday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 8.4 feet by early
Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Floodwaters are over Highway T in Rock
County, and there is flooding in Sugar River Park in the Avon
Bottoms area of Rock County. There is widespread agricultural and
lowland flooding in the Brodhead area.
Severe Thunderstorm WatchIssued at 16:52 Friday 21 July 2017
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
429 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN WISCONSIN THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES
IN SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN
GREEN LAFAYETTE ROCK
IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN
KENOSHA RACINE WALWORTH
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ARGYLE, BELMONT, BELOIT, BENTON,
BLANCHARDVILLE, BRODHEAD, DARLINGTON, DELAVAN, EAST TROY,
ELKHORN, JANESVILLE, KENOSHA, LAKE GENEVA, MONROE, RACINE,
SHULLSBURG, AND WHITEWATER.
Flash Flood WatchIssued at 15:46 Friday 21 July 2017
Several rounds of thunderstorms are expected to affect southern
Wisconsin late Friday afternoon through Saturday morning. Between
1 and 3 inches of rainfall is expected, with locally heavier
amounts possible. This rain, coupled with the already saturated
ground, could result in flash flooding across far southern and
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of south central Wisconsin and southeast Wisconsin,
including the following areas, in south central Wisconsin,
Columbia, Dane, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock, and Sauk. In
southeast Wisconsin, Dodge, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee,
Racine, Walworth, and Waukesha.
* Through Saturday morning
* Heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
* Impacts could include flooded roads and intersections, river
flooding, and possible rock and mud slides in hilly terrain.
Special Weather StatementIssued at 18:14 Friday 21 July 2017
At 613 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Footville, or
near Janesville, moving east at 35 mph.
Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with this
Locations impacted include...
Janesville, Beloit, Delavan, Clinton, Sharon, Darien, Footville,
Tiffany, Hanover, Allens Grove, Avalon, Afton, Shopiere, Emerald
Grove, Johnstown Center and Delavan Lake.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight CDT for
south central and southeastern Wisconsin.