PM River flood advisory

January 2, 2014

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A flood advisory is in effect for the Pere Marquette River near Scottville, due to a possible ice jam, until Sunday afternoon. At 8 p.m. Wednesday the stage was 3.9 feet; bank full stage is 4 feet; flood stage is 5.5 feet. The river is expected to rise to near 4.5 feet by Friday morning. Expect high water to begin covering campground road adjacent to the river at Riverside Park.

Here is today’s weather forecast, sponsored by Superior Electric:

Today: Cloudy with a 20% chance of snow and a high temperature of 17 degrees F; wind: northeast at 10 mph increasing to north-northeast at 14 mph. Wind chill: feels like -4 degrees. Tonight, 60% chance of snow showers with a low of 7.

Sunset: 5:20 p.m.

Tomorrow: Sunrise at 8:20 a.m. Flurries of snow showers possible early. Partly cloudy during the morning followed by cloudy and windy conditions in the afternoon. High temperature of 23 with winds from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph.

Weekend: Snow showers and windy Saturday with a 60% chance of precipitation and high of 29; wind: southwest at 27 mph. Overnight low of 29. Sunday, 30% chance of snow showers with a high of 16 and low of 2. Wind decreasing to 8 mph from the north.

The outdoor report for Mason County is sponsored by Superior Electric of Ludington: 231-845-0126; www.supelectric.com.

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