884  
WGUS43 KMQT 111225  
FLWMQT  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
825 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN UPPER MICHIGAN...  
 
STURGEON RIVER NEAR CHASSELL AFFECTING HOUGHTON COUNTY  
 
.HEAVY RAIN FROM EARLIER THIS WEEK HAS PUSHED THE STURGEON RIVER  
LEVEL UP AT CHASSELL TO ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED REMAIN  
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE UNTIL LATER FRIDAY.  
 
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  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY 1130 AM EDT THIS MORNING.  
 

 
 
MIC061-120224-  
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/CLLM4.1.ER.181011T0920Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
825 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR CHASSELL.  
* FROM THIS MORNING TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 7:50 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.5 FEET.  
* AT 10.5 FEET...THE RIVER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW ONTO STURGEON RIVER  
ROAD...RAJALA ROAD...AND AHO ROAD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4692 8861 4704 8856 4703 8850 4700 8845  
4692 8848  
 

 
JLA  
 
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