Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1246 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE PAINT RIVER...

  PAINT RIVER AT CRYSTAL FALLS AFFECTING IRON COUNTY

.WARMER TEMPERATURES IN THE PAST FEW DAYS HAS LEAD TO INCREASED RUNOFF
ACROSS THE PAINT RIVER BASIN. ALTHOUGH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW WATER
EQUIVALENT VALUES STILL REMAIN IN THE BASIN...COLDER CONDITIONS IN THE
NEXT FEW DAYS WILL SLOW THE RUNOFF INTO THE RIVER BASIN. NO PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...RESIDENTS ALONG THESE RIVERS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT AND
EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AND RIVERS ARE
FORECAST TO EXCEED BANKFULL. IF YOU ARE IN THE ADVISORY AREA REMAIN
ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING...OR THE POSSIBILITY OF THE ADVISORY BEING
UPGRADED TO A WARNING. REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL EMERGENCY
SERVICES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS THIS INFORMATION ON
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET FOR
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS AND INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

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1146 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE PAINT RIVER AT CRYSTAL FALLS.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 11 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.5 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 6.5 FEET BY EARLY TOMORROW
  AFTERNOON.
* AT 7.0 FEET...5600 - CFS - WATERFRONT PARK AREAS NEAR THE M-69
  BRIDGE AND LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER IN CRYSTAL FALLS BECOME
  INUNDATED.
* AT 5.5 FEET...3500 - CFS - RIVER EXCEEDS BANKFULL STAGE.

&&

LAT...LON 4601 8831 4610 8839 4612 8828 4604 8821


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