Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MICHIGAN...

  RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING AFFECTING ARENAC COUNTY
  MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN AFFECTING WEXFORD COUNTY

.ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN WILL IMPACT NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
TONIGHT. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED...AND
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. BOTH THE RIFLE RIVER
NEAR STERLING...AND THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN...ARE ALREADY
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL PUSH BOTH RIVER
CONSIDERABLY HIGHER OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

WE CONTINUE TO EXPECT THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN TO SEE
RECORD OR NEAR-RECORD FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS...FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS FLOODING SITUATION.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD WILL ISSUE ANOTHER STATEMENT
ON THIS DEVELOPING SITUATION BY LATE MONDAY MORNING...OR AS NEW
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.


&&

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920 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  5:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 17.2 FEET BY
  TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...FLOODING OF PROPERTY AND HOMES ADJACENT TO
  RIGHT BANK OF RIVER ALONG OJIBWAY DRIVE, OTTAWA DRIVE, AND CHIPPEWA
  DRIVE SOUTH OF WEST 12 ROAD.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       MON     TUE     WED

MANISTEE RIVER
  SHERMAN           15   15.1  SUN 05 PM      17.0    17.1    16.1


&&


LAT...LON 4451 8552 4436 8552 4434 8569 4438 8580
      4447 8580



$$

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920 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING.
* AT  8:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.0 FEET BY
  TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY
  EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...HIGH WATER IMPACTS PROPERTY SOUTH OF
  TOWNLINE ROAD DOWNSTREAM OF MELITA ROAD BRIDGE.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       MON     TUE     WED

RIFLE RIVER
  STERLING           6    8.4  SUN 08 PM      11.9    10.7     6.9


&&


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



$$

JZ


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