Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
919 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Rifle River near Sterling AFFECTING Arenac County

.Runoff from recent snow melt and yesterday`s heavy rain continues to result in minor flooding on the Rifle River


Safety message...

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...or local media outlets...for the
latest information concerning this flooding situation.

The National Weather Service in Gaylord will issue another statement
on this developing situation...Insert time here!!...as new
information becomes available.


919 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Rifle River near Sterling.
* until Sunday morning.
* At  8:30 PM Saturday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early tomorrow.
* Impact...At 6.0 feet...High water begins to impact canoe livery at
  River View Campground.


                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       Sun     Mon     Tue

Rifle River
  Sterling           6    7.3  Sat 08 PM       4.5     3.9     3.8


LAT...LON 4399 8384 4407 8408 4416 8408 4416 8398
      4408 8384 4399 8379


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