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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:25 AM EDT Oct. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until noon EDT today...

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.

* Until noon EDT today

* persistent rainfall will be heavy at times through this morning,
with intensities diminishing later today.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches have already
occurred, with an additional inch to an inch and a half expected
in many areas today, especially northwest lower Michigan.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:03 AM EDT Oct. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 am EDT Wednesday...

* timing... west and northwest winds will strengthen through the
day, and persist into much of tonight.

* Winds... occasional gusts to 45 mph are expected, more so 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:25 AM EDT Oct. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until noon EDT today...

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.

* Until noon EDT today

* persistent rainfall will be heavy at times through this morning,
with intensities diminishing later today.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches have already
occurred, with an additional inch to an inch and a half expected
in many areas today, especially northwest lower Michigan.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





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