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Special Weather Statement

Areas Affected: Alger; Baraga; Delta; Dickinson; Gogebic; Houghton; Iron; Keweenaw; Luce; Marquette; Menominee; Northern Schoolcraft; Ontonagon; Southern Houghton; Southern Schoolcraft

NWS Marquette (Northern Michigan)

...LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT... On and off periods of light snow are expected today and tonight. Snowfall will accumulate to 1 to 3 inches by this evening with another 1 to 2 inches of light snow expected overnight. Although the snowfall rate will be light, this snow will be wet and dense, which may lead to slushy roads for the morning and evening commutes. Motorists are encouraged to slow down, increase following distance, and keep headlights on when driving today.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Menominee

NWS GreenBay (East Central Wisconsin - Green Bay)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Michigan...Wisconsin... Menominee River near Pembine affecting Menominee and Marinette Counties. An ice jam will cause the river level to fluctuate suddenly. ...The Flood Warning remains in effect... The Flood Warning continues for the Menominee River near Pembine.

* Until further notice.

* At 8:00 PM CST Tuesday, January 21 the stage was 15.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:00 PM CST Tuesday was 15.6 feet.

* Forecast...No forecast is available for this location.

* There is a minor ice jam downstream of the Pemene Falls. &&

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The next statement will be issued Thursday morning at 815 AM CST.


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