419  
WGUS83 KMQT 190038  
FLSMQT  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
838 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MICHIGAN...  
 
STURGEON RIVER NEAR ALSTON AFFECTING BARAGA AND HOUGHTON COUNTIES  
 
.MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN YESTERDAY AND LAST NIGHT RESULTED IN  
RISING RIVER LEVELS WHICH CRESTED ABOVE BANKFUL THIS MORNING.  
HOWEVER...RIVER LEVELS HAVE FALLEN BELOW BANKFUL THIS EVENING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
MIC013-061-190108-  
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838 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR ALSTON.  
* AT 7 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.2 FEET.  
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL BELOW 7.0 FEET TONIGHT.  
 

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

 
 
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