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
1038 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...ROUNDS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
SUNDAY...

MIZ055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-310300-
/O.NEW.KDTX.FA.A.0001.150530T2100Z-150531T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-
MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANDUSKY...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER...
PORT HURON...HOWELL...PONTIAC...WARREN...ANN ARBOR...DETROIT...
ADRIAN...MONROE
1038 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...GENESEE...LAPEER...LENAWEE...
  LIVINGSTON...MACOMB...MONROE...OAKLAND...SANILAC...
  SHIAWASSEE...ST. CLAIR...WASHTENAW AND WAYNE.

* FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY
  THROUGH SUNDAY...AS AN UNUSUALLY MOIST AIRMASS COMBINES WITH A
  FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLING OUT OVER EXTREME SOUTHERN LOWER
  MICHIGAN. RAINFALL TOTALS BY SUNDAY EVENING ARE EXPECTED TO
  RANGE IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* ALTHOUGH THE PAST WEEK OR TWO OVER SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN HAS BEEN
  RELATIVELY DRY...RAINFALL TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WILL
  BRING A THREAT OF FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN THE DETROIT URBAN
  AREA...AS THUNDERSTORMS LATER TODAY COULD QUICKLY PRODUCE
  TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...POTENTIALLY LEADING TO LOCALIZED FLASH
  FLOODING.

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/RR8

&&

$$

SF


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