Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1023 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

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

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

.Many rivers across Southwest Lower Michigan are running above normal.
Scattered areas of light rain will produce one quarter inch or less of
basin average rainfall today and tonight.  The runoff from this rain
event should not impact river levels.  Another round of precipitation
will occur Wednesday afternoon through Thursday...with basin averages
from one half to one inch likely.  Runoff from this event could cause
new rises to develop on area rivers.  The following forecast is based
on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation through Wednesday morning.


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


1023 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until this afternoon.
* the stage was estimated at 6.0 feet this morning
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.


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



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