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Fox River Stratton Operations Status Update

 

CURRENT CONDITIONS :  June 11, 2019

 

CURRENT CONDITIONS
 
Measured inflows on the Fox River near New Munster, WI are 1090 cfs and are dropping; flows on Nippersink Creek near Spring Grove are 233 cfs and slowly dropping. Flows at Algonquin Dam Tailwater are 2580 cfs. The Fox Lake stage is 4.7 ft and the Stratton Dam Tailwater stage is 2.96 ft. The Fox River at the Algonquin Dam Tailwater stage is 8.14 ft. The Fox River watershed received no precipitation throughout the watershed as shown on Figure 1.

 

FORECAST
 
The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting ½” to 1” of precipitation for the next 3 days over the Fox River watershed as shown on Figure 2.

 

SYSTEM CONDITIONS AND OPERATIONS
 
The hinged crest gate is partially opened at both the Stratton Dam and at Algonquin Dam. The goal is to continue dewatering the Chain.of Lakes.

 

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