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Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Houghton

NWS Marquette (Northern Michigan)

...The National Weather Service in Marquette is continuing the Flood Advisory for the Sturgeon River near Chassell in Houghton County... .The Sturgeon River will continue to run at or above bankfull for the next day or two. Significant rises are not expected though and the river should begin receeding later this week. The Flood Advisory continues for The Sturgeon River near Chassell

* until further notice.

* At 8 AM Wednesday the stage was 9.9 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. &&

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 Service.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Iron

NWS Marquette (Northern Michigan)

...The National Weather Service in Marquette is continuing the Flood Advisory for the Michigamme River near Crystal Falls in Iron County... .Due to recent heavy rainfall, and upstream dam releases, the Flood Advisory for the Michigamme River near Crystal Falls will continue. River levels have been consistent at or near 7.0 feet, which is still near banlfull. Expect the water levels to remain consistent while the upstream dam continues to release a consistent water volume. The Flood Advisory continues for The Michigamme River near Crystal Falls

* until further notice.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.4 feet.

* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.

* At 8.0 feet...3700 cfs - River begins to flood additional low lying areas along the river bank.

* At 7.0 feet...2700 cfs - River exceeds bankfull stage. &&

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 Service.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Menominee

NWS GreenBay (East Central Wisconsin - Green Bay)

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Michigan...Wisconsin... Menominee River near Niagara AFFECTING Dickinson...Menominee... Florence and Marinette Counties ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Michigan...Wisconsin... Menominee River near McAllister affecting Menominee and Marinette Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Menominee River near McAllister.

* At 7:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 16.5 feet by after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday morning.

* Impacts at 16.5 feet. Water approaches River Drive and Shore Drive west of Wallace in Menominee County...Michigan. Water approaches South Park Road east of Porterfield. &&

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. The next scheduled routine statement will be issued tomorrow morning.


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