Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
408 AM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL UPPER
MICHIGAN THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG EARLY FALL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN
WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN EARLY THIS EVENING...AND
THEN INTO SOUTHWEST QUEBEC BY DAYBREAK THURSDAY. THIS LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN TO WESTERN AND
CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN TODAY...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2.5 INCHES
EXPECTED. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL MAY NEAR 3 INCHES IN A FEW AREAS. DUE
TO RECENT RAINFALL...MUCH OF THE NEW RAINFALL MAY RUNOFF...CAUSING
AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS TO QUICKLY RISE. POOR DRAINAGE AREAS MAY ALSO
SEE SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER.

MIZ001>006-009>013-084-101900-
/O.CON.KMQT.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-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
408 AM EDT WED SEP 10 2014 /308 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS 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.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 2.5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
  THE GREATEST AMOUNTS THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. STORM TOTAL
  RAINFALL NEARING 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN A FEW AREAS.

* AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL QUICKLY RISE...AND 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.

&&

$$

KF





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