Arenac Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 4:01 PM EDT on April 16, 2014

The National Weather Service in Gaylord has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Arenac County in northern lower Michigan... Gladwin County in northern lower Michigan... Manistee County in northern lower Michigan... Missaukee County in northern lower Michigan... Roscommon County in northern lower Michigan... Wexford County in northern lower Michigan...

* until 400 PM EDT Thursday

* many rivers and streams continue to run high across the area. While widespread flooding will be decreasing through Thursday as water levels slowly recede...flooding of low lands and areas near lakes...streams and rivers may persist.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...Alger...Au Gres...Cadillac...Gladwin...Houghton Lake...Lake City... Prudenville...Roscommon...St. Helen...Standish...Sterling... Beaverton...Boon...Bowmanville...Brethren...Buckley...Copemish... Dublin...Falmouth...Harrietta...Higgins Lake...Hockaday... Hoxeyville...Jennings...Kaleva...lake St. Helen...Lucas...Manton... Maple Ridge and McBain.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flooding is occurring. Most flood related deaths occur in automobiles. Do not attempt to cross water covered bridges...dips... or low water crossings. Never try to cross a flowing stream... even a small one...on foot or in a vehicle.

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1059 am EDT Wed Apr 16 2014

...Flood Warning remains in effect for Roscommon...Oscoda...Ogemaw... Missaukee...Manistee...Kalkaska...Gladwin...Crawford...Benzie... Iosco...Wexford...Alcona...Arenac and Grand Traverse counties until 500 PM EDT Wednesday...

Rivers and streams continue to run high across the area as water from recent heavy rains and snow melt works downstream. While widespread flooding will be decreasing through today...flooding of low lands and areas near lakes...streams and rivers will persist.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...Alger...Au Gres...Au Sable...Beulah...Cadillac...East Tawas...Frankfort...Gladwin...Glennie...Grayling...Houghton Lake...Kalkaska...Lake City...Manistee...Mio...Oscoda...Prudenville...Roscommon...St. Helen...Standish...Sterling...Tawas City...Thompsonville...Traverse City...West Branch...Arcadia...Barker Creek...Barton City...Bear Lake and Beaverton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely.

Do not underestimate the power of flood waters. Only a few inches of rapidly flowing water can quickly carry away your vehicle.

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1036 am EDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Rifle river near Sterling. * Until Thursday afternoon. * At 9:30 am Wednesday the stage was 7.5 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 6.0 feet. * Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by tomorrow late morning. * Impact...at 9.0 feet...high water begins to impact campground at white's canoe livery at Melita Road bridge.

Fld observed forecast 7am location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat

Rifle river Sterling 6 7.5 Wed 09 am 6.3 5.7 5.1

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Record Report
Statement as of 8:05 am EDT on April 16, 2014

...Record low temperature set at Pellston...

A record low temperature of 1 degree was set at Pellston regional Airport this morning. This breaks the old record of 17 degrees set in 1966.

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