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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
919 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Rifle River near Sterling AFFECTING Arenac County

.Runoff from recent snow melt and yesterday`s heavy rain continues to result in minor flooding on the Rifle River


Safety message...

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...or local media outlets...for the
latest information concerning this flooding situation.

The National Weather Service in Gaylord will issue another statement
on this developing situation...Insert time here!! new
information becomes available.


919 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Rifle River near Sterling.
* until Sunday morning.
* At  8:30 PM Saturday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early tomorrow.
* 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       Sun     Mon     Tue

Rifle River
  Sterling           6    7.3  Sat 08 PM       4.5     3.9     3.8


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


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
317 PM EST Sat Feb 25 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-
317 PM EST Sat Feb 25 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...Tonight.

Periods of snow showers, at times heavy, will continue to impact
the traditional snow belt locations through early this evening.
Northwest winds gusting to 15 to 25 mph will produce areas of
blowing and drifting snow. See ongoing advisories for further

Gale force gusts will continue to impact portions of the nearshore
waters of northern Lake Huron through this evening.

Recent snow melt and runoff from yesterdays heavy rain has
resulted in elevated river levels across northern Michigan. Please
see the latest statements and warnings for additional

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


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



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