Flood Watch issued April 22 at 2:58PM CDT until further notice by NWS GreenBay
Brown; Calumet; Langlade; Lincoln; Marathon; Menominee; Northern Marinette County; Northern Oconto County; Outagamie; Portage; Shawano; Southern Marinette County; Southern Oconto County; Waupaca; Waushara; Winnebago; Wood
...HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF NORTHEAST WISCONSIN...
.Showers and scattered thunderstorms are forecast to become more
widespread late this afternoon and continue through most of
tonight. The rain may become locally heavy at times with most
areas receiving an additional one-half to one inch of rain. Area
soils remain fairly saturated due to recent rains and snowmelt,
thus any additional rains could lead to localized urban flooding
or rises in area rivers and streams.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central Wisconsin, east central Wisconsin, north
central Wisconsin, and northeast Wisconsin, including the
following areas, in central Wisconsin, Marathon, Portage,
Waushara, and Wood. In east central Wisconsin, Calumet and
Winnebago. In north central Wisconsin, Langlade and Lincoln.
In northeast Wisconsin, Brown, Menominee, Northern Marinette
County, Northern Oconto County, Outagamie, Shawano, Southern
Marinette County, Southern Oconto County, and Waupaca.
* Through late tonight
* Locally heavy rain is expected at times tonight. Rainfall
amounts of one-half to one inch are expected by Tuesday morning
with locally higher amounts possible.
* Rivers, which are already running high, are expected to rise
again through the end of the week. Some rivers may rise above
flood stage again. The heavy rain may also cause urban street
flooding and ponding of water on area highways.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.