Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
400 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Long duration of widespread rainfall today through Wednesday...

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Midland-Bay-Huron-Saginaw-Tuscola-Sanilac-Shiawassee-Genesee-
Lapeer-St. Clair-Livingston-Oakland-Macomb-Washtenaw-Wayne-Lenawee-
Monroe-
Including the cities of Midland, Bay City, Bad Axe, Saginaw, Caro,
Sandusky, Owosso, Flint, Lapeer, Port Huron, Howell, Pontiac,
Warren, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Adrian, and Monroe
400 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of southeast Michigan, including the
  following areas, Bay, Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Lenawee,
  Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac,
  Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne.

* From noon EST today through Wednesday afternoon

* Widespread rain will develop across the region today through
  Wednesday. Rainfall will be moderate in intensity at times.
  Rainfall amounts between 1 and 3 inches are expected with
  additional water added to runoff from the complete melting of the
  snowpack.

* Urban, low lying and poor drainage areas prone to flooding will
  be most susceptible. Rises on area rivers, streams and creaks are
  expected, with the potential for minor flooding to occur.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

 * Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.usa.gov/c7kkP

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DRK



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