Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
827 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE IS CONTINUING THE FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR CHASSELL IN HOUGHTON COUNTY...

.COOLER TEMPERATURES OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL LEAD TO SLOWLY
DECREASING RIVER FLOWS. THE RIVER SHOULD CREST NEAR FLOOD STAGE
TONIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW
OVERNIGHT...BUT ADDITIONAL RUNOFF FROM THIS PRECIPITATION WILL BE
MINIMAL.

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.

&&

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827 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR CHASSELL
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 7 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL IS EXPECTED TO CREST NEAR FLOOD STAGE
  TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY AND HOLD STEADY INTO THE WEEKEND.
* AT 10.5 FEET...THE RIVER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW ONTO STURGEON RIVER
  ROAD...RAJALA ROAD...AND AHO ROAD. LOCAL OFFICIALS ENCOURAGE NOT
  DRIVING OVER FLOODED ROADS TO PREVENT FURTHER ROAD DAMAGE.

&&

LAT...LON 4692 8861 4704 8856 4703 8850 4700 8845
      4692 8848

$$

KLUBER


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