733  
WGUS43 KMQT 112224  
FLWMQT  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
624 PM EDT SUN JUN 11 2017  
 
MIC043-053-071-131-120715-  
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IRON MI-DICKINSON MI-GOGEBIC MI-ONTONAGON MI-  
624 PM EDT SUN JUN 11 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
IRON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN...  
DICKINSON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN...  
GOGEBIC COUNTY IN WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...  
SOUTHERN ONTONAGON COUNTY IN WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...  
 
* UNTIL 315 AM EDT MONDAY/215 AM CDT MONDAY/  
 
* AT 617 PM EDT/517 PM CDT/, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING MOVING INTO THESE AREAS WITH RAINFALL RATES UP TO 1 INCH  
PER HOUR POSSIBLE, WHICH WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLOODING. UP TO TWO  
INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED  
AREA FROM THUNDERSTORMS EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
IRON MOUNTAIN, IRONWOOD, KINGSFORD, IRON RIVER, CRYSTAL FALLS,  
NORWAY, BESSEMER, WAKEFIELD, MARENISCO, HURLEY, WATERSMEET,  
STAMBAUGH, FELCH, BERGLAND, BRUCE CROSSING, PAULDING, CHANNING,  
NORTHERN LAKE GOGEBIC, FOSTER CITY AND U.S. 141 BETWEEN COVINGTON  
AND AMASA.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA THIS EVENING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT FEW  
HOURS. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS,  
RIVERS, OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS  
AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR CREEKS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4675 8997 4659 8899 4642 8899 4642 8812  
4625 8811 4625 8761 4590 8761 4589 8770  
4573 8770 4579 8800 4578 8809 4582 8814  
4587 8807 4596 8819 4602 8851 4599 8866  
4614 8909 4633 9011 4650 9022 4657 9042  
 

 
 
KEC  
 
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