Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
954 PM EDT Thu Apr 20 2017

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in

  Rifle River near Sterling AFFECTING Arenac County

.Rainfall over the last 24 hours in the Rifle River basin was
not as heavy as expected. Because of this...the river is no
longer expected to reach flood stage near Sterling. The flood
warning has thus been cancelled.


Safety message...

Interests along the Rifle River should still monitor river levels
over the next couple of days. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...
or local media outlets...for the latest information.


954 PM EDT Thu Apr 20 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Rifle River near Sterling.
* At  9:30 PM Thursday the stage was 3.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest below flood stage at 5.4 feet early
  Saturday morning.
* 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       Fri     Sat     Sun

Rifle River
  Sterling           6    3.8  Thu 09 PM       5.4     4.4     3.7


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


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