Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1055 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MICHIGAN...

  AU SABLE RIVER NEAR RED OAK AFFECTING OSCODA COUNTY

.RIVER LEVELS REMAIN HIGH NEAR THE RED OAK GAGE...BUT ARE
BEGINNING TO FALL. THIS TREND WILL CONTINUE...WITH THE
RIVER EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE THE REMAINDER
OF THE WORK WEEK.

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

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

.RUNOFF FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS CONTINUES TO WORK THROUGH
THE MANISTEE AND RIFLE RIVERS...WITH BOTH WELL INTO FLOOD
STAGE. FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDWEEK...WITH
THE RIVERS EXPECTED TO FINALLY FALL BACK BELOW FLOOD
STAGE BY THURSDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

MIC165-160255-
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/SHRM4.3.ER.140413T1418Z.140415T1800Z.140417T0900Z.NR/
1055 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  7:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.9 FEET.
* RECORD FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.9 THIS
  AFTERNOON...BEFORE GRADUALLY FALLING BACK BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* 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       WED     THU     FRI

MANISTEE RIVER
  SHERMAN           15   16.9  TUE 07 AM      16.2    15.1    14.3


&&


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



$$

MIC011-160255-
/O.EXT.KAPX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140417T1000Z/
/STRM4.1.ER.140413T0508Z.140415T0730Z.140417T0400Z.NO/
1055 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.4 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 THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...HIGH WATER IMPACTS PROPERTY SOUTH OF
  TOWNLINE ROAD DOWNSTREAM OF MELITA ROAD BRIDGE.


&&

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

RIFLE RIVER
  STERLING           6   10.4  TUE 10 AM       8.3     5.9     5.4


&&


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



$$

MIC135-151525-
/O.CAN.KAPX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140417T0600Z/
/RDOM4.3.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1055 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE AU SABLE RIVER NEAR RED OAK.
* AT  7:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 6.9 FEET AND
  WILL CONTINUE TO FALL INTO MIDWEEK.



&&

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

AU SABLE RIVER
  RED OAK            7    6.5  TUE 07 AM       6.3     6.0     5.7


&&


LAT...LON 4471 8413 4466 8413 4461 8414 4461 8432
      4468 8430 4471 8427



$$




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