Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1058 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

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GRAND TRAVERSE MI-ARENAC MI-ALCONA MI-WEXFORD MI-IOSCO MI-BENZIE MI-
CRAWFORD MI-GLADWIN MI-KALKASKA MI-MANISTEE MI-MISSAUKEE MI-OGEMAW MI-
OSCODA MI-ROSCOMMON MI-
1058 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ROSCOMMON...OSCODA...OGEMAW...
MISSAUKEE...MANISTEE...KALKASKA...GLADWIN...CRAWFORD...BENZIE...
IOSCO...WEXFORD...ALCONA...ARENAC AND GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTIES UNTIL
800 AM EDT MONDAY...

AT 1055 PM EDT...RAIN HAD EXPANDED TO COVER ALL OF NORTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN. RAINFALL INTENSITY WAS INCREASING IN NORTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN...AND NEAR SAGINAW BAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT...WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL
EXPECTED.

RIVERS AND CREEKS ARE NEARLY FULL IN MUCH OF NORTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN. MINOR FLOODING IS ALREADY ONGOING ALONG PARTS OF THE
MANISTEE AND RIFLE RIVERS. HIGH WATER HAS BEEN REPORTED ALONG
PORTIONS OF THE UPPER PLATTE RIVER IN BENZIE COUNTY...AND THE CEDAR
RIVER IN GLADWIN COUNTY. ADDITIONAL SUBSTANTIAL RAINFALL TONIGHT
WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO WORSEN AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD.

A RIVER GAGE ALONG THE SOUTH BRANCH OF THE TOBACCO RIVER...NEAR
BEAVERTON IN GLADWIN COUNTY...IS REPORTING ITS HIGHEST READING ON
RECORD THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 4415 8462 4418 8639 4470 8626 4478 8608
      4478 8561 4490 8557 4491 8548 4476 8556
      4489 8542 4482 8534 4482 8328 4434 8332
      4426 8352 4408 8358 4403 8341 4405 8364
      4387 8391 4399 8416 4382 8417 4381 8460

$$



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