037  
WGUS43 KAPX 061613  
FLWAPX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI  
1113 AM EST TUE NOV 6 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MICHIGAN...  
 
RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING AFFECTING ARENAC COUNTY  
 
.RECENT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE LAST COUPLE DAYS HAS  
RESULTED IN RISES ON THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING. THE RIVER IS  
EXPECTED TO REACH FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT, BEFORE DROPPING BACK BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...  
 
PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREAS SHOULD TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT PROPERTY  
FROM RISING WATER LEVELS.  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD WILL ISSUE ANOTHER STATEMENT  
ON THIS DEVELOPING SITUATION...INSERT TIME HERE!!...AS NEW  
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.  
 

 
 
MIC011-070413-  
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1113 AM EST TUE NOV 6 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE RIFLE RIVER NEAR STERLING.  
* FROM THIS EVENING TO LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT....  
* AT 10:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE  
TO NEAR 6.6 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...HIGH WATER BEGINS TO IMPACT CANOE LIVERY AT  
RIVER VIEW CAMPGROUND.  
 
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI  
 
RIFLE RIVER  
STERLING 6 4.6 TUE 10 AM 6.3 5.6 4.5  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4399 8384 4407 8408 4416 8408 4416 8398  
4408 8384 4399 8379  
 

 
 
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