Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
953 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE IS CONTINUING THE FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE PAINT RIVER AT CRYSTAL FALLS IN IRON COUNTY...

.WARMER TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS HAVE LED TO INCREASED
RUNOFF ACROSS THE PAINT RIVER BASIN. ALTHOUGH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW
WATER EQUIVALENT STILL REMAIN IN THE BASIN...COLDER CONDITIONS OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL SLOW THE RUNOFF INTO THE RIVER BASIN. NO
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
SERVICE.

&&

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853 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE PAINT RIVER AT CRYSTAL FALLS
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 8 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.7 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 6.3 FEET BY EARLY WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON...THEN SLOWLY FALL TO BELOW 5.5 FEET THROUGH THURSDAY
  NIGHT.
* AT 7.0 FEET...5600 - CFS - WATERFRONT PARK AREAS NEAR THE M-69
  BRIDGE AND LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER IN CRYSTAL FALLS BECOME
  INUNDATED.
* AT 5.5 FEET...3500 - CFS - RIVER EXCEEDS BANKFULL STAGE.

&&

LAT...LON 4601 8831 4610 8839 4612 8828 4604 8821


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