Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1101 PM EST TUE NOV 25 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

.RECENT SNOW MELT AND RAINFALL HAVE LED TO CONSIDERABLE RISES
ON AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS...WITH MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED ON
THE RIFLE AND MANISTEE RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...


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 DEVELOPING SITUATION AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.


&&

MIC011-261200-
/O.CON.KAPX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-141126T1200Z/
/STRM4.1.ER.141125T0845Z.141125T2100Z.141126T0600Z.NO/
1101 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT 10:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT 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       WED     THU     FRI

RIFLE RIVER
  STERLING           6    5.9  TUE 10 PM       4.4     3.5     3.2


&&


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



$$

MIC165-261601-
/O.CON.KAPX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-141127T0600Z/
/SHRM4.1.ER.141126T0600Z.141126T0600Z.141127T0000Z.NR/
1101 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN.
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TOMORROW.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS AROUND THE WILDERNESS CANOE
  LIVERY ALONG LEFT BANK OF RIVER JUST DOWNSTREAM OF M-37 BRIDGE.


&&

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

MANISTEE RIVER
  SHERMAN           15   14.8  TUE 10 PM      14.9    14.4    13.7


&&


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



$$




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