019  
WGUS83 KMQT 071257  
FLSMQT  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
857 AM EDT FRI SEP 7 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MICHIGAN...  
 
CHOCOLAY RIVER NEAR HARVEY AFFECTING MARQUETTE COUNTY  
 
.RECENT RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE CHOCOLAY RIVER BASIN  
HAS WORKED THROUGH THE MAIN STEM OF THE RIVER. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE  
TO FALL THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND AS DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED INTO NEXT  
WEEK.  
 
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  
 

 
 
MIC103-071327-  
/O.CAN.KMQT.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180908T0010Z/  
/HRVM4.1.ER.180906T0840Z.180906T1225Z.180907T0010Z.NO/  
857 AM EDT FRI SEP 7 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE CHOCOLAY RIVER NEAR HARVEY.  
* AT 8:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER CRESTED AT AROUND 10.8 FEET ON THURSDAY MORNING AND FELL  
BELOW THE FLOOD STAGE LATE LAST NIGHT.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE AROUND 6.0 FEET  
BY SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO INUNDATE THE PARKING LOT WHERE M-28  
CROSSES THE CHOCOLAY RIVER...AS WELL AS LOW LYING AREAS ALONG  
TIMBER LANE AND TOWARDS THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4649 8726 4642 8732 4646 8739 4651 8737  
4650 8733 4649 8729  
 

 
 
JSS  
 
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