Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1211 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR A DAM FAILURE IN...
  EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN ROSCOMMON COUNTY IN NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AS OF 1200 PM EDT...THE WRACO LODGE DAM HAS FAILED.

THE WRACO LODGE DAM ALONG WOLF CREEK HAS GIVEN WAY AND HIGH WATERS
ARE NOW MOVING DOWNSTREAM TOWARD OLD 27 AND US-127. WATER HAS BEEN
REPORTED TO BE SEVERAL INCHES FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE US-127 BRIDGE.
AREAS DOWNSTREAM FROM THE DAM SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR FLOODING. THE
POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT WATER MAY COVER US-127 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS
185 AND 186. TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

PEOPLE BELOW THE DAM SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION BY MONITORING LOCAL
RADIO OR TELEVISION AND FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR ANY REQUIRED
EVACUATION AS OUTLINED BY LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...
TOWN LINE CREEK...WOLF CREEK...AND THE MUSKEGON RIVER.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4420 8485 4421 8485 4421 8480 4416 8478
      4416 8485

$$

LAWRENCE/ARNOTT







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