Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
951 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Showers tonight into Thursday morning will cause little to no impact on area river levels. However there is potential for significant rainfall
Saturday night through Sunday night which will potentially cause
significant river level rises late in the weekend into next week. 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.

&&

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951 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until late Saturday night.
* at 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.7 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 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521


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MIC037-280350-
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951 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 5.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will fall very slowly.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

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

$$

MIC037-280350-
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951 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until late Friday night.
* at 09 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* 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 4302 8495 4314 8471 4317 8456 4310 8457
      4308 8468 4298 8493

$$




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