Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
500 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

MIC001-011-019-039-051-055-069-079-101-113-129-135-143-165-162100-
/O.CON.KAPX.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140416T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
500 AM EDT WED APR 16 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
500 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

RIVERS AND STREAMS CONTINUE TO RUN HIGH ACROSS THE AREA AS WATER
FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS WORKS DOWNSTREAM. WHILE WIDESPREAD FLOODING
WILL BE DECREASING THROUGH TODAY...FLOODING OF LOW LANDS AND AREAS
NEAR STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL PERSIST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
CROSS BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON
FOOT OR IN A VEHICLE.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4441 8626 4470 8626 4478 8560 4499 8548
      4477 8556 4475 8556 4489 8542 4482 8534
      4486 8530 4482 8329 4434 8333 4424 8353
      4405 8357 4398 8383 4387 8391 4400 8417
      4383 8417 4382 8461 4416 8461 4418 8639

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