Chippewa River flood stage update 4/22/13 - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Chippewa River flood stage update 4/22/13


Eau Claire (Press Release) - On Monday morning, the Chippewa River gauge at Grand Avenue read 765.3, which is approximately 7.7 feet below the flood stage of gauge elevation 773.

The National Weather Service is forecasting the gauge readings to begin another gradual upward trend to crest at 767.7 feet on Thursday night.

The actual flow rate and river stage may vary depending on precipitation and snow melt over the next several days and whether the precipitation comes as rain, sleet, or snow and will also depend on temperatures in the upper watershed.

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