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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:00 PM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* northern lower Michigan, including the following areas, Alcona,
Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan,
Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalkaska,
Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda,
Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, and Wexford.

* Through Tuesday morning

* persistent rainfall will be heavy at times tonight, diminishing
somewhat in intensity on Tuesday.

* Rainfall during the late afternoon through overnight hours will
range from 1 to 2.5 inches. The highest amounts will occur in a
broad band centered on Houghton Lake, Lewiston, and Rogers City.

* Substantial water rises will result on all northern lower
Michigan rivers and streams. Specific rivers that could go into
flood include the Rifle river near Sterling, and the Manistee
river near Sherman.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Standing water will develop in low-lying areas
and other places that drain poorly.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:01 AM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 11:01 PM EDT on October 23, 2017


... Significant 24hr rain; for most of northern Michigan...

A strong storm system lifting north into the Great Lakes, generated
widespread significant rainfall across northern Michigan during
the past 24 hours.

Location amount time/date
kalaska 1.81 in 0800 am 10/23
Mancelona 1.74 in 0850 am 10/23
Tippy Dam 1.74 in 0800 am 10/23
Wellston 1.71 in 0834 am 10/23
1 NNW Fife Lake 1.68 in 0700 am 10/23
1 ENE Wellston 1.63 in 0759 am 10/23
Wellston 1n 1.54 in 0700 am 10/23
1 SSW Grawn 1.54 in 0849 am 10/23
Charlevoix 1.51 in 0800 am 10/23
Manistee County-blacker airp 1.45 in 0756 am 10/23
2 SSE Gaylord 1.44 in 0846 am 10/23
2 WSW Otsego Lake State Park 1.43 in 0800 am 10/23
Beulah 7ssw 1.43 in 0800 am 10/23
9 SSW Gaylord 1.43 in 0800 am 10/23
1 WNW waters 1.41 in 0815 am 10/23
2 SSE Cadillac 1.40 in 0802 am 10/23
2 ENE Kingsley 1.38 in 0715 am 10/23
2 SSW Hartwick pines state p 1.38 in 0812 am 10/23
2 W Omena 1.37 in 0815 am 10/23
4 WSW Bates 1.37 in 0700 am 10/23
NW Michigan res farm 1.36 in 0800 am 10/23
Cadillac 1.33 in 0800 am 10/23
1 NNE Clarion 1.28 in 0842 am 10/23
3 WSW Onekama 1.28 in 0842 am 10/23
Otsego County Airport 1.27 in 0753 am 10/23
5 S Benzonia 1.27 in 0700 am 10/23
1 WSW Gaylord 1.27 in 0753 am 10/23
Cherry Capital Airport 1.25 in 0753 am 10/23
2 W Lewiston 1.25 in 0729 am 10/23
1 SSW Manistee 1.21 in 0836 am 10/23
Clear Lake State Park 1.20 in 0808 am 10/23
Empire 1.19 in 0808 am 10/23
1 NW Onekama 1.19 in 0700 am 10/23
Petoskey 1.18 in 0848 am 10/23
2 W Ellsworth 1.18 in 0700 am 10/23
Moorestown 1.17 in 0740 am 10/23
Petoskey ncmc 1.17 in 0800 am 10/23
2 S Indian River 1.15 in 0812 am 10/23
2 se Roscommon 1.15 in 0810 am 10/23
2 NE Luzerne 1.14 in 0700 am 10/23
Frankfort 1.10 in 0600 am 10/23
Rogers City #2 1.10 in 0800 am 10/23
Ironton 1.09 in 0733 am 10/23
Traverse City Munson 1.09 in 0730 am 10/23
4 W Raco 1.08 in 0604 am 10/23
Rogers City 1.07 in 0800 am 10/23
Houghton Lake 1.07 in 0700 am 10/23
Roscommon County Airport 1.06 in 0759 am 10/23
Harbor Springs 1.06 in 0700 am 10/23
mi Gaylord 9 SSW 1.05 in 0600 am 10/23
Kincheloe 1.04 in 0814 am 10/23
5 W waters 1.00 in 0700 am 10/23
Lovells 1.00 in 0600 am 10/23
2 E Oden 1.00 in 0834 am 10/23
2 SW Stutsmanville 1.00 in 0700 am 10/23

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:00 PM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* northern lower Michigan, including the following areas, Alcona,
Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan,
Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalkaska,
Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda,
Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, and Wexford.

* Through Tuesday morning

* persistent rainfall will be heavy at times tonight, diminishing
somewhat in intensity on Tuesday.

* Rainfall during the late afternoon through overnight hours will
range from 1 to 2.5 inches. The highest amounts will occur in a
broad band centered on Houghton Lake, Lewiston, and Rogers City.

* Substantial water rises will result on all northern lower
Michigan rivers and streams. Specific rivers that could go into
flood include the Rifle river near Sterling, and the Manistee
river near Sherman.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Standing water will develop in low-lying areas
and other places that drain poorly.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Excessive Heat Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
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Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch
Illinois - Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Fire Weather Watch
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Michigan - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Lakeshore Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Lakeshore Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Wind Advisory
New Mexico -
New York - Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Tornado Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Fire Weather Watch
Ohio - Public Information Statement
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Oregon - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Warning
Rhode Island - Wind Advisory
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South Dakota - Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Virginia - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
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Wyoming - Fire Weather Watch
- Tornado Watch
- Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning

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