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Flood Watch

posted Jul 12, 2017, 4:54 AM by Robert Wilcox
Event:Flood Watch
Alert:
...Periods of heavy rain expected over the next 24 hours... 
 
...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH 
THURSDAY MORNING... 
The Flood Watch is now in effect for 
 
* A portion of southeast Michigan, including the following areas, 
Bay, Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, 
Shiawassee, St. Clair, and Tuscola. 
 
* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Thursday morning 
 
* Thunderstorms containing very heavy rain are forecast to move 
into the area late this afternoon or evening. Additional periods 
of heavy rain will be possible tonight into early Thursday. 
 
* Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are likely within 
thunderstorm activity. Heavy rainfall may cause flooding issues 
within low-lying areas, river and stream basins, and in urban 
areas.
Instructions:A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. 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. * Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.usa.gov/c7kkP
Target Area:
Bay
Genesee
Huron
Lapeer
Midland
Saginaw
Sanilac
Shiawassee
St. Clair
Tuscola
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