Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
852 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MICHIGAN...

  RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING AFFECTING ARENAC COUNTY
  MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN AFFECTING WEXFORD COUNTY

.RIVERS HAVE BEEN FALLING AND CONTINUE ON A DOWNWARD TREND. THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE ON THURSDAY.
THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE ON
SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

MOTORISTS SHOULD NEVER ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES OR DRIVE
THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. IF YOU COME UPON HIGH WATER...TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN!

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS...FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS FLOODING SITUATION.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD WILL ISSUE ANOTHER STATEMENT
ON THIS SITUATION AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.

&&

MIC165-171252-
/O.EXT.KAPX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140420T0300Z/
/SHRM4.3.ER.140413T1418Z.140415T1530Z.140419T2100Z.NR/
852 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.
* AT  5:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.
* RECORD FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.5  BY AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TOMORROW.  THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...FLOODING OF PROPERTY AND HOMES ADJACENT TO
  RIGHT BANK OF RIVER ALONG OJIBWAY DRIVE, OTTAWA DRIVE, AND CHIPPEWA
  DRIVE SOUTH OF WEST 12 ROAD.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       THU     FRI     SAT

MANISTEE RIVER
  SHERMAN           15   16.5  WED 05 PM      15.9    15.3    14.9


&&


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



$$

MIC011-171252-
/O.EXT.KAPX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140417T1500Z/
/STRM4.1.ER.140413T0508Z.140415T0730Z.140417T0900Z.NO/
852 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  8:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  EARLY TOMORROW.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...HIGH WATER BEGINS TO IMPACT CANOE LIVERY AT
  RIVER VIEW CAMPGROUND.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       THU     FRI     SAT

RIFLE RIVER
  STERLING           6    6.4  WED 08 PM       5.4     4.9     4.4


&&


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



$$




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