« View county listFlood Watch
Including the cities of Petoskey, Cheboygan, Rogers City,
Charlevoix, Northport, Mancelona, Gaylord, Atlanta, Alpena,
Frankfort, Traverse City, Kalkaska, Grayling, Mio, Harrisville,
Manistee, Cadillac, Lake City, Houghton Lake, West Branch,
Tawas City, Gladwin, and Standish
400 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 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.
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.
Including the cities of Petoskey, Charlevoix, Northport,
Mancelona, and Traverse City
323 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM EDT
The National Weather Service in Gaylord has issued a WIND
ADVISORY, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 3 AM EDT
* TIMING...Gusty northwest winds will develop toward midnight,
and persist into Wednesday night.
* WINDS...Occasional gusts to 45 mph along the Lake Michigan
coastline, and in other exposed locations.
* IMPACTS...Loose objects will be blown about. Small branches and
tree limbs may be downed. High-profile vehicles will be
difficult to drive.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.