Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
351 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent COUNTY

.The Grand River near Comstock Park has risen faster than was
forecast. The river should crest below flood stage next week. It
looks like most locations will see less than a half inch of rain
through tonight with another couple of tenths possible Saturday
night and Sunday. There is a little ice on the rivers, but this
should not cause much in the way of fluctuations. The following
forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
information.

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351 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River Near Comstock Park
* UNTIL Friday January 27.
* at 03 PM Friday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.3 feet by early Sunday
  morning.
* Impact, at 11.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

LAT...LON 4297 8563 4303 8562 4302 8559 4309 8557
      4308 8570 4298 8572

$$

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