HOUGHTON County, Michigan
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Flood Advisory
MIC061-241500-
/O.NEW.KMQT.FL.Y.0003.140423T1507Z-140424T1500Z/
/CLLM4.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1107 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
THE STURGEON RIVER NEAR CHASSELL.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 8 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.1 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.5 FEET.
* AT 10.5 FEET...THE RIVER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW ONTO STURGEON RIVER
ROAD...RAJALA ROAD...AND AHO ROAD.

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LAT...LON 4692 8861 4704 8856 4703 8850 4700 8845
4692 8848

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Special Weather Statement
MIZ002-004-005-009>011-084-240930-
ONTONAGON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONTONAGON...L'ANSE...GWINN...
MARQUETTE...IRONWOOD...IRON RIVER...IRON MOUNTAIN...KENTON...
SIDNAW
448 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014 /348 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014/

...LATE SEASON WET...HEAVY SNOWFALL EXPECTED OVER NORTHWEST UPPER
MICHIGAN...

A BROAD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE PLAINS WILL SPREAD
PRECIPITATION ACROSS UPPER MICHIGAN THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
WHETHER THIS PRECIPITATION WILL BE IN THE FORM OF RAIN OR SNOW
REMAINS UNCERTAIN. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS A MIX OF RAIN AND WET
SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD UPPER MICHIGAN WEST TO EAST ON THURSDAY...BUT
PRECIPITATION MAY CHANGE TO MOSTLY SNOW OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN...MAINLY WEST OF A LINE FROM MARQUETTE TO IRON MOUNTAIN
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT. THE WET SNOW MAY FALL HEAVY AT
TIMES BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION DIMINISHES FRIDAY MORNING.

THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY FALL OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE
KEWEENAW PENINSULA. TO THE SOUTH...HIGHER TERRAIN LOCATIONS WEST OF
A LINE FROM MARQUETTE TO IRON MOUNTAIN MAY SEE 4 TO 7 INCHES OF
HEAVY...WET SNOW ACCUMULATION BY LATE MORNING FRIDAY. SNOW MAY NOT
ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS THURSDAY AFTERNOON UNLESS IT IS SNOWING
HEAVILY. LOOK FOR SLUSHY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO DEVELOP ON ROADS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON AND ESPECIALLY THURSDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
HAZARDOUS DUE TO SLUSHY SNOW ON THE ROADS. THE WET...HEAVY NATURE OF
THE SNOW WILL ALSO MAKE SHOVELING AND SNOW REMOVAL VERY DIFFICULT.

STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS FOR UPDATES ON THIS EVOLVING EARLY
SPRING WINTER STORM.

$$

Winter Storm Watch
MIZ001-003-241000-
/O.NEW.KMQT.WS.A.0005.140424T2200Z-140425T1800Z/
KEWEENAW-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...HOUGHTON...HANCOCK
440 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FALL HEAVY AT TIMES
INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL EXCEEDING 8 INCHES IS POSSIBLE BY MIDDAY ON
FRIDAY.

IMPACTS...

* ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW AND SLUSH COVERED...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY
EVENING INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* GUSTY EAST WINDS TO 30 MPH MAY RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.

* PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

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