Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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WGUS83 KMQT 191153
753 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2016

 ...The Flood Warning has been cancelled and downgraded to a Flood
Advisory for the following rivers in Upper Michigan...

  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...Even 6 inches of fast moving flood water can knock
you off your feet...and a depth of 2 feet will float your car. Never
try to walk...swim...or drive through such swift water. If you come
upon flood waters...stop...turn around and go another way.

additional weather and river information is available at


753 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Chocolay River near Harvey.
* At 11 PM Tuesday the river crested around 10.8 feet...but the
  level is now falling.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
  this morning.
* 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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