Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
830 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

 ...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND DOWNGRADED TO A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY.
THIS WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS GENERALLY ONE
QUARTER OF AN INCH OR LESS. THE EXTENDED OUTLOOK IS FOR DRY
CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN MOVES
IN LATE THURSDAY. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND
FORECAST 24 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR HOMEPAGE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRR.

&&

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830 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
  AND HAS BEEN DOWNGRADED TO A FLOOD ADVISORY.
* AT  7:45 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  6:18 AM MONDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 8.7 FEET BY TOMORROW
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON RIVERVIEW DRIVE IN BRIDGETON TOWNSHIP AND
  PEPPERIDGE IN ASHLAND TOWNSHIP.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.9 FEET
  ON DEC 29 2008.

&&

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

$$



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