Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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WGUS43 KMQT 181023
623 AM EDT TUE OCT 18 2016

...The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Upper Michigan...

  Chocolay River near Harvey affecting Marquette County

.Training thunderstorms that moved through last evening dropped 3 to
4 inches of rain over much of the Chocolay River Basin. There is
uncertainty in the river forecast due to a lack of river and
precipitation observations in the area. Crest height and timing will
need to be adjusted as more information becomes available.


Safety message...Even 6 inches of fast moving flood water can knock
you off your feet...and a depth of 2 feet will float your car. Never
try to walk...swim...or drive through such swift water. If you come
upon flood waters...stop...turn around and go another way.

additional weather and river information is available at


623 AM EDT TUE OCT 18 2016

The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Chocolay River near Harvey.
* until Wednesday morning.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 11.0
  feet this afternoon.
* At 12.0 feet...Homes in low-lying areas along Riverside Road and
  homes in the 200 block of Timber Lane will be inundated. Backwater
  effects near the mouth of the river may impact homes on Motel
* At 11.5 feet...The fishing pier and parking lot near the M-28
  bridge will be under water.  Timber Lane and Riverside Road  may be
  closed. Homes along Timber Lane...and some along Riverside Road...
  will experience extensive flooding.
* At 10.0 feet...Water inundates the entire parking lot at the M-28
  bridge...and the fishing pier begins to be submerged. Water
  inundates low lying areas along Timber Lane and Riverside Road
  downstream of the river gauge site.
* At 9.0 feet...Water begins to inundate the parking lot where M-28
  crosses the Chocolay River...as well as low lying areas along
  Timber Lane and towards the mouth of the river.


LAT...LON 4649 8726 4642 8732 4646 8739 4651 8737
      4650 8733 4649 8729



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