Chassell, Kingsford under flood warnings tonight – danger through Tuesday – The Sturgeon River near Chassell – and the Menominee River affecting Dickinson and Menominee counties in U.P. and the WI border counties of Florence and Marinette Counties

URGENT URGENT URGENT URGENT U.P. Breaking News Bulletin – 4-29-18 – 10:38 p.m. ET 9:38 p.m. CT

Houghton County, Dickinson County and Menominee County Flood Warnings and Advisory for U.P. Rivers – Includes the Menominee River in Kingsford – and the Sturgeon River in Houghton County

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The Sturgeon and Menominee Rivers are at flood stage and beyond

By Greg Peterson
U.P. Breaking News
Owner, News Director
906-273-2433

(Upper Peninsula of Michigan) – Snowmelt is causing real flooding issues and yet we are also have extreme wildfire danger.
Expect flooding and wildfires over the next few days.
U.P. under high fire danger warnings for wildfires – and flooding warnings and advisories due to rising rivers and snowmelt.
It gonna get bad tomorrow night and all day Monday!!!!
If you live next to a rising U.P. river has a fast action evacuation plan in place. Its a must.

Menominee River near Niagara affecting Dickinson…Menominee…
Florence and Marinette Counties

Menominee River near Vulcan affecting Dickinson…Menominee and
Marinette Counties

Flood Warnings:

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
854 PM EDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Upper
Michigan…

Sturgeon River near Chassell affecting Houghton County

.River levels have stabilized on the Sturgeon River near Chassell
as the current level remains just below flood stage at 10.3 feet.
Snowmelt runoff should be minimal through Sunday morning as
temperatures remain cool. However, temperatures will rise rapidly
late Sunday and into early next week, allowing snowmelt runoff to
increase and river levels to rise again. There is still ample
snowpack in parts of the basin, especially on north aspects and
in heavily wooded areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Safety message…Even 6 inches of fast moving flood water can knock
you off your feet…and a depth of 2 feet will float your car. Never
try to walk…swim…or drive through such swift water. If you come
upon flood waters…stop…turn around and go another way.

additional weather and river information is available at
http://www.weather.gov/mqt

The next statement will be issued by Sunday morning.

&&

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854 PM EDT Sat Apr 28 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Sturgeon River near Chassell.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 10.3 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.

——-
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
925 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The Flood Advisory continues for the Wisconsin River…

Wisconsin River at Merrill affecting Lincoln and Marathon Counties

Wisconsin River at Rothschild affecting Marathon County

Wisconsin River below Wisconsin Rapids affecting Wood County

Synoptic conditions continue to support high flows on area rivers and
streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Although below flood stage, flows are above normal and could be a
hazard to boaters and other recreational interests along the river.

&&

WIC069-073-290325-
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/RRLW3.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
925 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
The Wisconsin River at Merrill
* At 7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to slowly fall this weekend into next week.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet. There is minor lowland flooding.
Fast flows will continue.

&&

LAT…LON 4521 8970 4512 8957 4500 8958 4500 8967
4514 8972 4515 8971

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
925 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The Flood Advisory continues for the Wisconsin River…

Wisconsin River at Merrill affecting Lincoln and Marathon Counties

Wisconsin River at Rothschild affecting Marathon County

Wisconsin River below Wisconsin Rapids affecting Wood County

Synoptic conditions continue to support high flows on area rivers and
streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Although below flood stage, flows are above normal and could be a
hazard to boaters and other recreational interests along the river.

&&

WIC073-290325-
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/ROTW3.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
925 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
The Wisconsin River at Rothschild
* At 8:00 AM Friday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to slowly fall this weekend into next week.
* Impacts at 20.5 feet. There is widespread lowland flooding.
Fast flows will continue.

&&

LAT…LON 4489 8961 4478 8964 4469 8961 4469 8973
4477 8976 4489 8967

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
912 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Menominee River…

Menominee River near Kingsford affecting Dickinson…Florence and
Marinette Counties

Menominee River near Big Quinnesec Falls Dam affecting
Dickinson…Menominee…Florence and Marinette Counties

Synoptic conditions continue to support high flows on area rivers and
streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Although below flood stage, flows are above normal and could be a
hazard to boaters and other recreational interests along the river.

&&

MIC043-WIC037-075-301411-
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/KFDM4.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
912 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
The Menominee River near Kingsford
* At 8:10 PM Saturday the flow was 5291 cfs.
* Impacts at 8000 cfs. Flows at this rate downstream from the
Kingsford dam may impact some shoreline structures.

&&

LAT…LON 4583 8811 4581 8806 4576 8806 4581 8817

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
912 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Menominee River…

Menominee River near Kingsford affecting Dickinson…Florence and
Marinette Counties

Menominee River near Big Quinnesec Falls Dam affecting
Dickinson…Menominee…Florence and Marinette Counties

Synoptic conditions continue to support high flows on area rivers and
streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Although below flood stage, flows are above normal and could be a
hazard to boaters and other recreational interests along the river.

&&

MIC043-109-WIC037-075-301411-
/O.NEW.KGRB.FL.Y.0014.180429T0212Z-180430T1411Z/
/BGQW3.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
912 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
The Menominee River near Big Quinnesec Falls Dam
* At 8:10 PM Saturday the flow was 5780 cfs.
* Impacts at 5000 cfs. While flooding is not expected…rivers flows
are high or expected to increase. Recreational interests should
monitor the river. Property owners adjacent to the river should
consider protecting shoreline equipment including docks piers and
boats.

&&

LAT…LON 4588 8811 4579 8790 4572 8790 4579 8819

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
906 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Menominee River…

Menominee River near Niagara affecting Dickinson…Menominee…
Florence and Marinette Counties

Menominee River near Vulcan affecting Dickinson…Menominee and
Marinette Counties

Menominee River near McAllister affecting Menominee and Marinette
Counties

Synoptic conditions continue to support high flows on area rivers and
streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Although below flood stage, flows are above normal and could be a
hazard to boaters and other recreational interests along the river.

&&

MIC043-109-WIC037-075-301406-
/O.NEW.KGRB.FL.Y.0010.180429T0206Z-180430T1849Z/
/NIAW3.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
906 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
The Menominee River near Niagara
* At 7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to reach maximum stage of 9.8 feet tomorrow
early afternoon.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet. Which is bankfull stage…there is flooding
of lowland. Piers gorge rapids downstream becoming active. High flows
will continue.

&&

LAT…LON 4588 8803 4582 8803 4579 8785 4569 8790
4575 8820 4587 8817

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
906 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Menominee River…

Menominee River near Niagara affecting Dickinson…Menominee…
Florence and Marinette Counties

Menominee River near Vulcan affecting Dickinson…Menominee and
Marinette Counties

Menominee River near McAllister affecting Menominee and Marinette
Counties

Synoptic conditions continue to support high flows on area rivers and
streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Although below flood stage, flows are above normal and could be a
hazard to boaters and other recreational interests along the river.

&&

MIC043-109-WIC075-301406-
/O.NEW.KGRB.FL.Y.0011.180429T0206Z-180430T1849Z/
/VLCM4.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
906 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
The Menominee River near Vulcan
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to reach maximum stage of 10.5 feet after
midnight tomorrow.
* Impacts at 12.0 feet. There is some minor flooding of adjacent
farmland and wooded lowland. High flows will continue.

&&

LAT…LON 4580 8784 4568 8772 4547 8775 4550 8787
4573 8790

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
906 PM CDT Sat Apr 28 2018

…The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Flood
Advisory for the Menominee River…

Menominee River near Niagara affecting Dickinson…Menominee…
Florence and Marinette Counties

Menominee River near Vulcan affecting Dickinson…Menominee and
Marinette Counties

Menominee River near McAllister affecting Menominee and Marinette
Counties

Synoptic conditions continue to support high flows on area rivers and
streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Although below flood stage, flows are above normal and could be a
hazard to boaters and other recreational interests along the river.

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