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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
958 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers...

  Saint Joseph River Ohio above Newville affecting Allen...De Kalb and
  Defiance Counties
  Saint Marys River near Decatur affecting Adams...Allen and Van Wert
  Counties
  Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams
  Counties


.Minor flooding will continue, but water levels will slowly fall over the
next few days.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep
to allow safe passage. Never allow children to play in or near flood
waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media for further
statements and updated forecasts.

Detailed river forecasts and more information can be found on the
internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes.

All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in
about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.

&&

OHC039-051-171-240257-
/O.EXT.KIWX.FL.W.0117.000000T0000Z-171124T2230Z/
/STRO1.1.ER.171119T1530Z.171121T2200Z.171123T2230Z.NO/
958 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

 The Flood Warning has been extended for
  The Tiffin River near Stryker
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 9 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.4 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below the 11.0 foot flood stage
  around 5 PM Thursday November 23.
* At 12.0 feet...Portions of State Route 66 flood north of Archbold.

&&

LAT...LON 4130 8444 4149 8446 4159 8439 4159 8429
      4130 8438

$$


Flood Advisory


Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Little precipitation is expected over the next week, which will allow
the swollen rivers time to subside. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

&&

MIC067-240305-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0164.000000T0000Z-171126T0000Z/
/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Saturday evening.
* at 07 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

LAT...LON 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521


$$

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Little precipitation is expected over the next week, which will allow
the swollen rivers time to subside. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

&&

MIC037-240304-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0165.000000T0000Z-171126T1800Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 07 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river has crested and will begin to fall.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 8495 4314 8471 4317 8456 4310 8457
      4308 8468 4298 8493

$$

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Little precipitation is expected over the next week, which will allow
the swollen rivers time to subside. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

&&

MIC015-240304-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0166.000000T0000Z-171124T1800Z/
/HSTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
805 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 07 PM Wednesday the stage was 5.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river has crested and will begin to fall.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of
  low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4273 8541 4265 8524 4266 8517 4260 8516
      4259 8523 4268 8550

$$

CAS


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SOUTHWEST GALES EXPECTED OVER LAKE HURON FRIDAY...

.ACTIVE STRETCH OF WEATHER OVER THE LAKES AFTER HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. COLD AIR FUNNELING INTO THE REGION WITH
TIGHTENING GRADIENT AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONT WILL PROMOTE STRENGTHENING
SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER THE WATERS. THOUGH GUSTS WILL STAY BELOW GALE
FORCE, A PERIOD OF SMALL CRAFTS FOR A PORTION OF SAGINAW BAY WILL
NEEDED. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK THROUGH ONTARIO
FRIDAY PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT.
INCREASING GRADIENT AND SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT FRIDAY
INTO THE OVERNIGHT WILL LIKELY REACH GALE FORCE THUS A GALE WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MAJORITY OF LAKE HURON. A SECONDARY COLD
FRONT WILL THEN DROP THROUGH ON SATURDAY USHERING IN A FAIRLY COLD
AIRMASS AND INCREASED NORTHWEST FLOW.

LHZ421-230900-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0082.171123T0800Z-171123T2100Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 26 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 5 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM EST
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 AM EST
  THURSDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...SOUTHWEST GALES EXPECTED OVER LAKE HURON FRIDAY...

.ACTIVE STRETCH OF WEATHER OVER THE LAKES AFTER HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. COLD AIR FUNNELING INTO THE REGION WITH
TIGHTENING GRADIENT AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONT WILL PROMOTE STRENGTHENING
SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER THE WATERS. THOUGH GUSTS WILL STAY BELOW GALE
FORCE, A PERIOD OF SMALL CRAFTS FOR A PORTION OF SAGINAW BAY WILL
NEEDED. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK THROUGH ONTARIO
FRIDAY PULLING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT.
INCREASING GRADIENT AND SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT FRIDAY
INTO THE OVERNIGHT WILL LIKELY REACH GALE FORCE THUS A GALE WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE MAJORITY OF LAKE HURON. A SECONDARY COLD
FRONT WILL THEN DROP THROUGH ON SATURDAY USHERING IN A FAIRLY COLD
AIRMASS AND INCREASED NORTHWEST FLOW.

LHZ362-363-462-463-230900-
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.A.0033.171124T1200Z-171125T0600Z/
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST WED NOV 22 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WATCH...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  UP TO 31 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
  THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 12 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 17 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

DG


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
335 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-230900-
Lake St Clair-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond 5NM
off shore-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off shore-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner Saginaw
Bay-Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
335 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Lake Erie, Lake
Huron and Lake St Clair.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for outer Saginaw Bay late
tonight. Refer to the latest marine forecasts for more information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The Small Craft Advisory continues on Thursday.

A Gale Watch is in effect for portions of Lake Huron on Friday.
Additional Small Craft Advisories will likely be needed for Friday
as well.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

You can obtain your latest National Weather Service forecasts online
at www.weather.gov/detroit.

DG

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