The National Weather Service in Marquette has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
the Sturgeon river near Alston.
* Until late Friday night.
* At 6 am Thursday the stage was 7.8 feet and slowly rising.
* Bankfull stage is 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 7.9 feet by this afternoon.
* At 8.0 feet... homes and structures along the low lying areas and
numerous roads become impacted by flood water. In Houghton
County... Sturgeon River Road... Aho Road... and rajala Road are
impacted. In Baraga County... Sturgeon Road... halonen Road and
usitalo Road are impacted. Along froberg Road... tahtinen Road...
Irwin Road... and pieti Road are impacted.