Rainbow Reservoir

Water Levels Already High
4:02 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Rainy Forecast Prompts River Flooding Worries

As seen from Rhinelander's Davenport Street Bridge, water levels on the Wisconsin River have been higher than usual after heavy rains.
Credit Natalie Jablonski / WXPR News

We’re still drying out from last week’s storm…and another is on its way.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Tuesday night through Wednesday night. 

Water levels on the Wisconsin River are already elevated from last week’s rainfall. 

The Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company has been releasing water from many of its reservoirs.

As Operations Manager Peter Hansen explains, rainfall reports Thursday and Friday ranged from2.5  to 6 inches. 

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Willow, Rainbow Flowages too
6:16 am
Sat July 13, 2013

Changes In NHAL Plan Lead To Public Comment

Credit Wisconsin DNR

Comments are being sought on proposed changes to the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest and the Willow Flowage master plans.


State Forest Superintendent Steve Petersen says they are making some adjustments to previous master plans because of some recent changes...

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