Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
838 PM EDT Thu May 18 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following rivers in

  Sturgeon River near Alston affecting Baraga and Houghton Counties

.Moderate to heavy rain yesterday and last night resulted in
rising river levels which crested above bankful this morning.
However...river levels have fallen below bankful this evening.


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


838 PM EDT Thu May 18 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  The Sturgeon River near Alston.
* At 7 PM Thursday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall below 7.0 feet tonight.


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


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