201  
WGUS43 KMQT 180130  
FLWMQT  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
930 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN UPPER MICHIGAN...  
 
STURGEON RIVER NEAR ALSTON AFFECTING BARAGA AND HOUGHTON COUNTIES  
 
.SEVERAL ROUNDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE LAST COUPLE  
OF DAYS HAVE INCREASED RIVER LEVELS. NO ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS  
EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS, SO EXPECT LEVELS TO FALL  
AFTER THE RIVER CRESTS ON MONDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...EVEN 6 INCHES OF FAST MOVING FLOOD WATER CAN KNOCK  
YOU OFF YOUR FEET...AND A DEPTH OF 2 FEET WILL FLOAT YOUR CAR. NEVER  
TRY TO WALK...SWIM...OR DRIVE THROUGH SUCH SWIFT WATER. IF YOU COME  
UPON FLOOD WATERS...STOP...TURN AROUND AND GO ANOTHER WAY.  
 
ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT  
 

 
 
MIC013-061-181530-  
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930 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR ALSTON.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 8:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 8.6 FEET BY EARLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 8.0 FEET...HOMES AND STRUCTURES ALONG THE LOW LYING AREAS AND  
NUMEROUS ROADS BECOME IMPACTED BY FLOOD WATER. IN HOUGHTON  
COUNTY...STURGEON RIVER ROAD...AHO ROAD...AND RAJALA ROAD ARE  
IMPACTED. IN BARAGA COUNTY...STURGEON ROAD...HALONEN ROAD AND  
USITALO ROAD ARE IMPACTED. ALONG FROBERG ROAD...TAHTINEN ROAD...  
IRWIN ROAD...AND PIETI ROAD ARE IMPACTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4672 8872 4683 8866 4692 8861 4692 8848  
4687 8850 4672 8860  
 

 
 
TITUS  
 
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