Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
757 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

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GOGEBIC MI-
757 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  GOGEBIC COUNTY IN WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 1100 AM CDT

* AT 754 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. TWO TO LOCALLY THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
  FALLEN NEAR THE WISCONSIN BORDER.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA
THROUGH 9 AM CDT. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

EXPECT MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR IN AND NEAR MARINESCO...THOMPSON
LAKE...ROUTE 2 ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF GOGEBIC COUNTY AND
WATERSMEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4654 8986 4654 8974 4651 8974 4650 8972
      4651 8937 4633 8936 4633 8899 4610 8899
      4614 8909 4631 8996

$$

MRD


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