Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
915 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa COUNTY
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton COUNTY

.Rivers remain high due to recent heavy rains and snow melt. Little
to no additional rain is expected through Thursday night. The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour
precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

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MIC139-190415-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170119T1800Z/
/RBNM4.1.MC.170112T2240Z.170118T0242Z.170118T1800Z.NO/
915 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River At Robinson Township.
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* at  3:59 PM Tuesday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.3 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 13.7 feet by
  tonight.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 13.7 feet...Two houses in the Vanlopik subdivision begin
  to be surrounded by water.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 14.2 feet
  on Jan 16 2016.

&&

LAT...LON 4300 8610 4297 8595 4291 8589 4297 8583
      4304 8591 4307 8610

$$

MIC037-190414-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170120T1800Z/
/EAGM4.1.ER.170118T1200Z.170119T0000Z.170120T0600Z.NO/
915 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* at  8:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 7.1 feet by tomorrow evening. the river will fall
  below flood stage by early Friday morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and
  along the river between Dewitt and Eagle. Flooding occurs in
  Riverside Park in Dewitt and Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 7.4 feet
  on Jun 14 2015.

&&

LAT...LON 4283 8489 4279 8474 4281 8455 4287 8455
      4286 8474 4290 8489

$$




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