013  
WGUS43 KAPX 210916  
FLWAPX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI  
416 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MICHIGAN...  
 
TOBACCO RIVER AT BEAVERTON AFFECTING GLADWIN COUNTY  
 
.RECENT HEAVY RAIN AND RUNOFF FROM SNOWMELT WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT  
IN WATER RISES ON THE TOBACCO RIVER AT BEAVERTON THROUGH THIS MORNING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...  
 
PERSONS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT PROPERTY  
FROM RISING WATER LEVELS.  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD WILL ISSUE ANOTHER STATEMENT  
ON THIS FLOODING SITUATION AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.  
 

 
 
MIC051-212116-  
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/BVTM4.3.ER.180221T0843Z.180221T1200Z.180221T2028Z.NR/  
416 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE TOBACCO RIVER AT BEAVERTON.  
* UNTIL THIS EVENING....  
* AT 3:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THIS MORNING AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.0 FEET BY THIS MORNING.THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...FLOODING OCCURS ALONG LEFT BANK. MINOR  
FLOODING OF LAND AND HOMES IN IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF GAGE.  
 
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
TOBACCO RIVER  
BEAVERTON 12 11.8 WED 03 AM 9.2 6.8 6.0  
 

 
 
LAT...LON MISSING  
 

 
 
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