Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
319 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Clare,
Hart, Fremont, Big Rapids, Mount Pleasant, Muskegon, Greenville,
Alma, Grand Haven, Jenison, Grand Rapids, Ionia, St. Johns,
Holland, Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, South Haven, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
319 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Michigan, south central Michigan,
  southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan, including the
  following areas, in central Michigan, Clare, Gratiot,
  Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south central
  Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and Jackson.
  In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo, Kent,
  Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake, Mason,
  Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From noon EST today through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from today through Wednesday
  morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
  ground could cause flooding across the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather Preparedness Information is available on line at
www.ready.gov/floods.

&&

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