Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1051 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...The National Weather Service in Marquette is continuing the Flood
Advisory for the Sturgeon River near Chassell in Houghton County...

.A steady rise has been observed on the Sturgeon River near Chassell
over the past few days due to snow melt in the area. Rapid snowmelt will
continue today across the Sturgeon River drainage basin, but then become
slower this weekend as temperatures lower.


Safety message...Residents along these rivers should remain alert and
exercise caution 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 NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media outlet for
further developments and information from the National Weather


1051 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Sturgeon River near Chassell
* until Friday morning.
* At  7 AM Thursday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.5 feet.
* At 10.5 feet...The river begins to overflow onto Sturgeon River
  Road...Rajala Road...and Aho Road.


LAT...LON 4692 8861 4704 8856 4703 8850 4700 8845
      4692 8848



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