St. Clair Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Lakeshore Flood Advisory
Statement as of 11:05 PM EDT on October 31, 2014

...Lakeshore Flood Advisory remains in effect until noon EDT Saturday...

* Lake Shore flooding...strong onshore wind pushed the water level on Lake Huron up to about 45 inches above chart datum during the early evening...followed by a downward trend to about 40 inches as of 11 PM at Fort Gratiot.

* Timing...the slow downward trend will continue during the night as northerly gales slowly subside.

* Impacts...beach erosion with minor Lakeshore flooding is possible. With recent water levels this event may be comparable to October 30th 2012.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a Lakeshore Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds will generate flooding of low areas along the Lakeshore.

* Prepare...plan...and stay informed. Visit weather.Gov/Detroit

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Wind Advisory
Statement as of 8:51 PM EDT on October 31, 2014

...Wind Advisory remains in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

Hazardous weather...

* northerly winds of 30 mph or higher will gust to 50 mph between 8 PM and midnight...especially near the shoreline of Lake Huron.

Impacts...

* difficulty driving high profile vehicles...especially on east and west roads.

* Small objects such as trash bins will be blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

* Prepare...plan...and stay informed. Visit weather.Gov/Detroit

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:09 PM EDT on October 31, 2014

Corrected for incorrect date

The following are some peak wind gusts reported to the National Weather Service today... as of 909 PM...

Port Hope 51 mph 207 PM... Saginaw 43 mph 407 PM... Ypsilanti 39 mph 752 PM... Ann Arbor 38 mph 422 PM... Adrian 38 mph 700 PM... Flint 37 mph 1259 PM... Pontiac 37 mph 703 PM... Detroit Metro Airport 37 mph 601 PM... Detroit City Airport 37 mph 553 PM...