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Lat: 43.08N, Lon: 89.38W
Wx Zone: WIZ063 CWA Used: MKX

Wisconsin Drought Monitor

The Wisconsin Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Wisconsin land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.

Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.

Wisconsin Drought Monitor

Wisconsin Hydrologic Information Statement

Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES
FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
RAIN...MAINLY ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A PORT WASHINGTON TO MONROE
LINE. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO FALL TONIGHT.

SOUTHERN WISCONSIN WILL JUST MISS THE THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL...
WHICH SHOULD OCCUR TOWARD CENTRAL WISCONSIN WHERE UP TO 3 INCHES
IS FORECAST.

A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH SOUTHERN WISCONSIN THIS
MORNING...BECOMING STALLED ACROSS CENTRAL SECTIONS OF THE STATE...
FOLLOWED BY LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS WISCONSIN TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY.
 
THE ANTICIPATED RAINFALL WOULD CAUSE AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS TO
RISE THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. LOCALLY HEAVIER RAIN AMOUNTS MAY ALSO
LEAD TO FLOODING IN URBAN AREAS.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST UPDATES
ON THIS SITUATION.

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