Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
351 PM EDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL UPPER
PENINSULA OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG EARLY FALL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE UPPER
PENINSULA LATE TONIGHT...AND SLOWLY LIFT NORTHEAST OUT OF THE
AREA BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. HEAVY RAINFALL OF 1.5 TO 3 INCHES IS
EXPECTED. DUE TO RECENT RAINFALL...MUCH OF THE RAINFALL MAY
QUICKLY RUNOFF...CAUSING AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS TO APPROACH OR
EXCEED BANKFULL BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

MIZ001>006-009>013-084-100400-
/O.CON.KMQT.FA.A.0001.140910T0600Z-140911T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...
HANCOCK...L`ANSE...GWINN...MARQUETTE...GRAND MARAIS...MUNISING...
IRONWOOD...IRON RIVER...IRON MOUNTAIN...MENOMINEE...ESCANABA...
GLADSTONE...KENTON...SIDNAW
351 PM EDT TUE SEP 9 2014 /251 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/
WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN AND WESTERN UPPER
  MICHIGAN...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL UPPER
  MICHIGAN...ALGER...BARAGA...DELTA...DICKINSON...IRON...
  MARQUETTE AND MENOMINEE. IN WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...GOGEBIC...
   KEWEENAW...NORTHERN HOUGHTON...ONTONAGON AND SOUTHERN
  HOUGHTON.

* FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1.5 TO TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED...WITH
  THE GREATEST AMOUNTS OCCURRING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED BANKFULL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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