Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
551 PM EDT Mon Jun 19 2017

...The National Weather Service in Marquette is continuing the Flood
Advisory for the Sturgeon River near Nahma Junction in Delta

.Heavy rain of 1 to 2 inches that fell across the Sturgeon River
basin most of Sunday has led to the river reaching bankful. Minimal
additional rainfall today has allowed the river to crest this
afternoon. The river level will slowly fall to below bankful Tuesday


Safety message...Residents along these rivers should remain alert and
exercise caution when walking near riverbanks.

A Flood Advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull. If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning. Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media outlet for
further developments and information from the National Weather


551 PM EDT Mon Jun 19 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Sturgeon River near Nahma Junction
* until Tuesday morning.
* At 5 PM Monday the stage was 8.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river levels will slowly fall to 8.0 feet through
  early Tuesday morning.
* At 8.0 feet...Water overflows the banks along the river.


LAT...LON 4602 8663 4587 8663 4584 8667 4585 8672
      4600 8677



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