Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
844 PM 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...

.COOLER TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY COMBINED WITH A MARGINAL REMAINING
SNOWPACK ACROSS MUCH OF THE PAINT RIVER BASIN HAVE RESULTED IN
LOWERING RIVER LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS TREND IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...RESULTING IN RIVER LEVELS
BELOW BANKFUL BY LATE THURSDAY 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.

&&

MIC071-241200-
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744 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE PAINT RIVER AT CRYSTAL FALLS
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 7 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.6 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW BANKFUL BY
  LATE THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 5.5 FEET...3500 - CFS - RIVER EXCEEDS BANKFULL STAGE.

&&

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


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