Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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WGUS83 KMQT 222137
FLSMQT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
537 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MICHIGAN...

  STURGEON RIVER NEAR ALSTON AFFECTING HOUGHTON AND BARAGA COUNTIES

.WARMER WEATHER OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS LEAD TO INCREASED RUNOFF
ACROSS THE STURGEON RIVER BASIN. HOWEVER...COLDER CONDITIONS TODAY
HAVE LIMITED ADDITIONAL RUNOFF...ALLOWING FOR LOWERING RIVER LEVELS.
COLDER WEATHER IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL CONTINUE TO 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.

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

&&

MIC013-061-222207-
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537 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR ALSTON.
* AT 5 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.4 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 7.8 FEET TUESDAY
  MORNING.THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 7.1 FEET BY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.
* AT 8.0 FEET...HOMES AND STRUCTURES ALONG THE LOW LYING AREAS AND
  NUMEROUS ROADS BECOME IMPACTED BY FLOOD WATER. IN HOUGHTON
  COUNTY...STURGEON RIVER ROAD...AHO ROAD...AND RAJALA ROAD ARE
  IMPACTED. IN BARAGA COUNTY...STURGEON ROAD...HALONEN ROAD AND
  USITALO ROAD ARE IMPACTED. ALONG FROBERG ROAD...TAHTINEN ROAD...
  IRWIN ROAD...AND PIETI ROAD ARE IMPACTED.

&&

LAT...LON 4672 8872 4683 8866 4692 8861 4692 8848
      4687 8850 4672 8860

$$




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