943  
WGUS83 KMQT 121146  
FLSMQT  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
746 AM EDT THU JUL 12 2018  
 
MIC013-061-083-131-121215-  
/O.CON.KMQT.FA.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-180712T1215Z/  
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
KEWEENAW MI-HOUGHTON MI-BARAGA MI-ONTONAGON MI-  
746 AM EDT THU JUL 12 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS  
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 AM EDT FOR KEWEENAW...HOUGHTON...NORTHERN  
BARAGA AND NORTHEASTERN ONTONAGON COUNTIES...  
 
AT 743 AM EDT, GAUGE REPORTS ACROSS THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA INDICATED  
THAT TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE MIDNIGHT. ALTHOUGH  
THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED, AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE MAY STILL SEE  
MINOR FLOODING THIS MORNING.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
HOUGHTON, BARAGA, L'ANSE, ONTONAGON, CALUMET, EAGLE HARBOR, COPPER  
HARBOR, EAGLE RIVER, HANCOCK, LAURIUM, CHASSELL AND LAKE LINDEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4706 8916 4707 8903 4714 8898 4733 8859  
4744 8847 4752 8827 4755 8780 4739 8755  
4734 8758 4732 8784 4716 8813 4703 8818  
4703 8796 4697 8779 4688 8784 4691 8805  
4668 8799 4668 8811 4664 8812 4681 8959  
 

 
 
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