Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
828 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MICHIGAN...

  RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING AFFECTING ARENAC COUNTY

. RECENT SNOW MELT COMBINED WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND ONE
INCH WILL LEAD TO CONTINUED RISES ON THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING. CURRENTLY...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST NEAR FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY AFTERNOON...AND THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREAS SHOULD TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT PROPERTY
FROM RISING WATER LEVELS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD WILL ISSUE ANOTHER STATEMENT
ON THIS DEVELOPING SITUATION...INSERT TIME HERE!!...AS NEW
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.


&&

MIC011-251328-
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828 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING.
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO WEDNESDAY MORNING....
* AT  7:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 6.4 FEET BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.THE RIVER WILL
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* 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       TUE     WED     THU

RIFLE RIVER
  STERLING           6    5.3  MON 07 PM       6.0     4.3     3.4


&&


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



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