Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1107 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

  STURGEON RIVER NEAR CHASSELL AFFECTING HOUGHTON COUNTY

.WARMER WEATHER EARLY THIS WEEK ALLOWED SNOWMELT RUNOFF INTO THE
STURGEON RIVER BASIN. THIS HAS CAUSED THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR
CHASSELL TO RISE TO AROUND BANKFULL. EXPECT THE RIVER TO REMAIN NEAR
BANKFULL TODAY INTO TONIGHT...AND PERHAPS SLOWLY SUBSIDE ON THURSDAY
DUE TO COOLER TEMPERATURES.

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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1107 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR CHASSELL.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  8 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.1 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.5 FEET.
* AT 10.5 FEET...THE RIVER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW ONTO STURGEON RIVER
  ROAD...RAJALA ROAD...AND AHO ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 4692 8861 4704 8856 4703 8850 4700 8845
      4692 8848

$$

MRD


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