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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
1007 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-Chippewa-
Mackinac-Emmet-Cheboygan-Presque Isle-Charlevoix-Leelanau-Antrim-
Otsego-Montmorency-Alpena-Benzie-Grand Traverse-Kalkaska-Crawford-
1007 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northern Lower Michigan...
eastern Upper Michigan...and adjacent nearshore waters of Lake
Michigan...Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Rest of tonight.

Additional heavy rain will occur through the remainder of the
night across northwest lower and eastern upper Michigan. Runoff
from earlier heavy rains will also continue to impact the region.
See the ongoing flood watch for details.

Windy conditions will develop overnight along the northwest lower
Michigan coastline. See the ongoing wind advisory for details.

Gale force wind gusts will develop on Lake Michigan tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

The Rifle River near Sterling and the Manistee River near Sherman
are expected to exceed flood stage during the day Tuesday, with
minor river flooding expected to persist through mid-week. Please
see the latest river flood warnings for additional information.

Windy conditions will persist along the northwest lower Michigan
coastline into Tuesday night. See the ongoing wind advisory for

Gale force gusts will continue into Tuesday night.


Spotters are encouraged to report any significant weather and
rainfall amounts to the National Weather Service. Reports may be
made one of three ways:



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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
957 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Emmet-Cheboygan-Presque Isle-Charlevoix-Leelanau-Antrim-Otsego-
Montmorency-Alpena-Benzie-Grand Traverse-Kalkaska-Crawford-Oscoda-
Including the cities of Petoskey, Cheboygan, Rogers City,
Charlevoix, Northport, Mancelona, Gaylord, Atlanta, Alpena,
Frankfort, Traverse City, Kalkaska, Grayling, Mio, Harrisville,
Manistee, Cadillac, Lake City, Houghton Lake, West Branch,
Tawas City, Gladwin, and Standish
957 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017


The FLOOD WATCH continues for

* A portion of Northern Lower Michigan, including the following
  areas, Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Benzie, Charlevoix,
  Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Iosco,
  Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw,
  Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, and Wexford.

* Through Tuesday morning

* Persistent rainfall will be heavy at times overnight,
  diminishing somewhat in intensity on Tuesday.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches have been observed.
  Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible
  through Tuesday morning, especially across northwest lower


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Standing water will develop in low-lying areas
and other places that drain poorly.

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.



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