Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
942 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...The National Weather Service in Gaylord has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in Michigan...

  Rifle River near Sterling AFFECTING Arenac County
  Manistee River near Sherman AFFECTING Wexford County

.Widespread heavy rain of 2 to 3 inches has fallen across much of northern lower Michigan today. Additional rainfall of an inch, locally higher, is expected overnight through Tuesday evening. Excessive runoff from this rain will result in a rapid water rise on the Rifle River near Sterling and the Manistee River near Sherman.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...

Persons in the warned areas should take steps to protect property
from rising water levels.


The National Weather Service in Gaylord will issue another statement
on this developing situation later Tuesday morning or as new
information becomes available.

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MIC011-241342-
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/STRM4.1.ER.171024T1822Z.171025T1200Z.171026T1720Z.NO/
942 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Gaylord has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Rifle River near Sterling.
* from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday evening....
* At  9:30 PM Monday the stage was 3.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 9.6 feet by Wednesday morning.the river
  will fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...High water begins to impact campground at
  White`s Canoe Livery at Melita Road bridge.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       Tue     Wed     Thu

Rifle River
  Sterling           6    3.1  Mon 09 PM       9.0     7.7     4.6


&&


LAT...LON 4399 8384 4407 8408 4416 8408 4416 8398
      4408 8384 4399 8379



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MIC165-241342-
/O.NEW.KAPX.FL.W.0008.171024T1536Z-171027T0400Z/
/SHRM4.1.ER.171024T1536Z.171025T0600Z.171026T2200Z.NR/
942 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Gaylord has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Manistee River near Sherman.
* from Tuesday morning to late Thursday night....
* At  8:30 PM Monday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
  continue to rise to near 15.9 feet by early Wednesday morning.the
  river will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Flooding of property and homes adjacent to
  right bank of river along Ojibway Drive, Ottawa Drive, and Chippewa
  Drive 1 mile north of Sherman.  Flooding of N 11 Road between W 14
  Road and W 16 Road 1 mile northwest of Mesick.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       Tue     Wed     Thu

Manistee River
  Sherman           15   13.2  Mon 08 PM      15.9    15.7    14.6


&&


LAT...LON 4451 8552 4436 8552 4434 8569 4438 8580
      4447 8580



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