Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE IS CONTINUING THE FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE PAINT RIVER AT CRYSTAL FALLS IN IRON COUNTY...

.WARMER TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS HAVE LED TO INCREASED
RUNOFF ACROSS THE PAINT RIVER BASIN. ALTHOUGH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW
WATER EQUIVALENT STILL REMAIN IN THE BASIN...COLDER CONDITIONS OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL SLOW THE RUNOFF INTO THE RIVER BASIN. NO
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 18 HOURS. THE TIMING OF THE
FLOOD ADVISORY HAS SHRUNK IN TIME DUE TO THE QUICKER FALL IN THE
RIVER LEVEL EARLY THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

MIC071-242236-
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536 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE PAINT RIVER AT CRYSTAL FALLS
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT 4 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.7 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* AT 5.5 FEET...3500 - CFS - RIVER EXCEEDS BANKFULL STAGE.

&&

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


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