Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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WGUS83 KMQT 151548
FLSMQT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1148 AM EDT WED APR 15 2015

...The National Weather Service in Marquette is continuing the Flood
Advisory for the Sturgeon River near Nahma Junction in Delta
County...

.Warmer temperatures have allowed the snowpack over the upper
portions of the Sturgeon River drainage basin to continue melting off.
The remaining snowpack over northern Delta and central Alger Counties
will continue to slowly melt with the river level slightly above
bankfull.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Residents along the river 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.

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1148 AM EDT WED APR 15 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Sturgeon River near Nahma Junction
* until Thursday morning.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 8.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to slowly fall to below
  bankfull stage on Thursday morning.
* At 8.0 feet...Water overflows the banks along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4600 8677 4585 8672 4584 8667 4587 8663
      4602 8663

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