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Flood Advisory in Marquette County, Michigan
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Marquette County Michigan Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
5/14/2022 2:51:00 AM until 5/16/2022 2:00:00 AM   EXPIRED
Instructions
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.
Alert Summary
Thunderstorms yesterday as well as this morning have left the ground heavily saturated, with an estimated 3 to 5 inches of rain. Runoff from excess precipitation may lead to washed out roads and trails, especially for any hilly terrain. ...FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... * WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE...Northern Marquette County * WHEN...Until 445 AM EDT. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Overflowing poor drainage areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 248 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Big Bay, Mountain Lake and Huron River Point. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood