Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1044 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County
  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County

.Light rain and snow showers are expected today with little
accumulation of rain or snow. The extended outlook is for lake
effect snow tonight into the weekend. The following forecast is based
on observed and forecast 48 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 for further information.

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1044 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.0 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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

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1044 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until late Thursday night.
* at 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.0 feet by after midnight
  tonight.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Flooding begins in low lying areas along the
  creek and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods
  Park.

&&

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

$$

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1044 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Wednesday February 10.
* at 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.9 feet by Friday early
  afternoon.
* 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

$$

MIC067-041744-
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1044 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna.
* until Wednesday February 10.
* at 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.2 feet by Saturday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river and Double R Ranch Campground.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 8527 4306 8530 4298 8541 4296 8534
      4296 8528 4308 8520

$$

MIC081-041744-
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1044 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Rogue River Below Rockford.
* until late Friday night.
* at 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.4 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

LAT...LON 4306 8555 4309 8555 4313 8551 4313 8559
      4310 8562 4306 8562

$$

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