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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:40 AM 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 become heavier this afternoon through
tonight and impact most of northern lower Michigan. Showers
continue on Tuesday but not as heavy.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are expected
through Tuesday across a good portion of northern lower
Michigan.

* 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.

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 7:36 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.


Swr

736 am EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

A strong storm system moving into the Ohio Valley, generated
widespread significant rainfall across northern Michigan during
the past 24 hours.

Location amount time/date
Wellston 1.62 in 0718 am 10/23
Mancelona 1.57 in 0715 am 10/23
Wellston 1n 1.54 in 0700 am 10/23
1 ENE Wellston 1.51 in 0659 am 10/23
Cadillac 9&10 news 1.40 in 0700 am 10/23
1 SSW Grawn 1.35 in 0704 am 10/23
2 SSE Gaylord 1.24 in 0706 am 10/23
1 NNE Clarion 1.14 in 0657 am 10/23
3 WSW Onekama 1.14 in 0657 am 10/23
2 W Lewiston 1.13 in 0659 am 10/23
1 WNW waters 1.12 in 0708 am 10/23
Petoskey 1.10 in 0708 am 10/23
1 WNW waters 1.10 in 0615 am 10/23
1 SSW Manistee 1.09 in 0651 am 10/23
4 W Raco 1.08 in 0604 am 10/23
Ironton 1.08 in 0700 am 10/23
Ironton 1.05 in 0708 am 10/23
2 SSW Hartwick pines state p 1.05 in 0612 am 10/23
mi Gaylord 9 SSW 1.05 in 0600 am 10/23
Empire 1.05 in 0608 am 10/23
Kincheloe 1.03 in 0614 am 10/23
Lovells 1.00 in 0600 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.



Swr

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:40 AM 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 become heavier this afternoon through
tonight and impact most of northern lower Michigan. Showers
continue on Tuesday but not as heavy.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are expected
through Tuesday across a good portion of northern lower
Michigan.

* 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.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard 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
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Watch
Illinois - Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Lakeshore Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Lakeshore Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
New Mexico -
New York - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Wind Advisory
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Warning
South Carolina - Tornado Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - High Wind Watch
Wyoming - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
- Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

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