Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1201 PM EST MON MAR 7 2016

...THE FOLLOWING RIVERS ARE FORECAST TO RISE NEAR OR ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS...

  Rifle River near Sterling...Manistee River near Sherman

INCREASED RUNOFF DUE TO SNOW MELT AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM ONE-HALF
TO ONE AND ONE-HALF INCHES FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY IS EXPECTED
TO RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN RIVER LEVELS ON THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR
SHERMAN IN WEXFORD COUNTY...AND THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING IN
ARENAC COUNTY THIS WEEK.  POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FLOODING TO DEVELOP...
PARTICULARLY ON THE RIFLE RIVER BY WEDNESDAY.

PERSONS WITH INTERESTS ALONG THESE STRETCHES OF RIVER SHOULD
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF FLOODING
IS OBSERVED OR FORECAST.

&&

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

Manistee River
  Sherman         15   12.35   Mon 11 AM   12.7 13.4 13.8 13.7 13.4

Rifle River
  Sterling         6   2.27   Mon 11 AM    2.8  5.1  6.7  6.2  4.8


$$

JPB




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