River Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
121 PM EDT Thu Oct 26 2017

...River levels are high but are expected to remain below flood stage
on the Chocolay River at Harvey...

At the Chocolay River gage on M-28...this morning the river was at a stage of 8.3
feet. The river is expected to slowly fall to a stage near 8.1 feet on Friday
morning. Additional rainfall amounts this weekend of 1.5 to 2.0 inches over the
Basin are expected to cause the river to rise to a stage near 9.0 feet on Friday
afternoon. Flood stage is 10.0 feet. High waves on Lake Superior at the rivers
mouth coupled with higher than normal lake levels may cause additional rises
on the river.

Safety message...Residents along the Chocolay River should remain alert and
exercise caution when walking near riverbanks.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media outlet for
further developments and information from the National Weather
Service.

additional weather and river information is available at
www.weather.gov/mqt


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