Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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WGUS83 KGRR 051527

1027 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton COUNTY

.The Maple River continues to slowly fall, but this decline will
likely be stalled as snow melts over the next couple of days.
Precipitation amounts overperformed over southwestern portions of
Lower Michigan, but were generally near expectations in the general
vicinity of Maple Rapids. Liquid precipitation equivelants were near
one-quarter of an inch over the Maple River watershed, increasing to
near one-half and inch further west near Grand Rapids. The falling
river levels may climb again, but should not reach advisory criteria.
The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour


Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further


1027 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids.
* at 10 AM Monday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will crest below flood stage at 6.7 feet
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the


LAT...LON 4298 8493 4308 8468 4310 8457 4317 8456
      4314 8471 4302 8495



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