Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1102 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

 ...The Flood Warning has been cancelled and downgraded to a Flood
Advisory for the following river in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County

.The Looking Glass River crested just shy of Minor Flood Stage on
Tuesday and has fallen a foot as of Wednesday morning. The river is
still running above bankfull and this is expected to continue for
the time being. Some fluctuations in river level will continue to
occur. 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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MIC037-181632-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170120T1800Z/
/EAGM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1102 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle.
  and has been downgraded to a Flood Advisory.
* at  9:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river crested below flood stage at 6.84 feet Tuesday afternoon.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.6 feet Friday night.
* 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 7.1 feet
  on May 30 2011.

&&

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

$$

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