Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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

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

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

MIZ001>006-009>013-084-101030-
/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
931 PM EDT TUE SEP 9 2014 /831 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 3 INCHES ARE 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.

&&

$$

VOSS




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