Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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1013 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Tonight`s showers will gradually dissipate to spotty or isolated
activity by Thursday morning. Few isolated showers may pop up
Thursday afternoon, but is not expected to result in any widespread
measureable precipitation. Dry and sunny conditions on Friday will
provide a much needed break from the recent wet weather. Overall
precipitation through the next week looks to fall between one-half
to three-quarters of an inch. This will keep soils moist and rivers
somewhat elevated with most sites remaining within banks if not
slowly trending downward. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.


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


1013 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until late Saturday night.
* at 09 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 13.8 feet by tomorrow
* Impact, at 13.5 feet...River is bankfull. Minor overflow begins in
  low lying areas along the river near and across from the Ionia


LAT...LON 4290 8521 4296 8499 4303 8488 4297 8524


1013 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt.
* at 09 PM Wednesday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise slightly below advisor
  levels...before continuing to fall to 5.2 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Flooding begins in low lying areas along the
  creek and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods


LAT...LON 4271 8455 4268 8455 4264 8451 4264 8445
      4268 8449 4271 8451



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