Flood warnings continue with rising waters
With the melting snow and heavy rain the last two days, there’s an ongoing flooding concern around parts of southeastern Wisconsin. A Flood Warning runs until 645 am this morning for a chunk of southeastern Wisconsin. Separate Flood Warnings are in play for some area rivers and creeks that will run for the next few days.
Standing water and rising rivers will continue today. Numerous roads and intersections are out and flooded due to the ample water. Some residential areas could be impacted by the flooding, especially where rivers reach moderate or major flood stage.
The rivers that have hit flood stage are:
*Root River near Franklin and also near Raymond
*Fox River near Burlington and New Munster
Rivers or creeks that are near flood stage are:
*Milwaukee River near Cedarburg
*Cedar Creek near Cedarburg
*Fox River near Waukesha
*Mukwonago River near Mukwonago
*Rock River near Watertown
*Bark River near Rome
There will be drying taking place today with decreasing clouds. Rain is not in the forecast. However, precipitation returns Thursday night and early Friday. This could cause more problems.