Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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WGUS83 KMQT 191148
748 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2016

...The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Chocolay River...

  Chocolay River near Harvey affecting Marquette County

.The levels on the Chocolay River are falling below flood stage but
are expected to remain near or above bankfull through this afternoon.


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


748 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2016

The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  The Chocolay River near Harvey.
* until this evening.
* At 11 PM Tuesday the river crested around 10.8 feet, but the
  level is now falling.
* Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall.
* At 11.5 feet...The fishing pier and parking lot near the M-28
  bridge will be under water.  Timber Lane and Riverside Road  may be
  closed. Homes along Timber Lane...and some along Riverside Road...
  will experience extensive flooding.
* At 10.0 feet...Water inundates the entire parking lot at the M-28
  bridge...and the fishing pier begins to be submerged. Water
  inundates low lying areas along Timber Lane and Riverside Road
  downstream of the river gauge site.
* At 9.0 feet...Water begins to inundate the parking lot where M-28
  crosses the Chocolay River...as well as low lying areas along
  Timber Lane and towards the mouth of the river.


LAT...LON 4649 8726 4642 8732 4646 8739 4651 8737
      4650 8733 4649 8729



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