Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1058 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County

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

  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Dry and sunny conditions today. Overall precipitation through
the next week looks to fall under one 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.

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.

&&

MIC067-071658-
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/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1058 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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

$$

MIC037-071658-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-160509T0600Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1058 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until late Sunday night.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.5 feet by this evening.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

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

$$

MIC015-071658-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-160510T0600Z/
/HSTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1058 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings
* until late Monday night.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.4 feet by this afternoon.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of
  low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4268 8550 4259 8523 4260 8516 4266 8517
      4265 8524 4273 8541

$$

MIC123-061528-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-160507T0600Z/
/CROM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1058 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Muskegon River Near Croton.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...River is bankfull. River begins to exceed its
  banks and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4328 8604 4338 8578 4342 8562 4346 8570
      4345 8582 4335 8604

$$

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