Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1155 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

 ...The flood advisory is cancelled and upgraded to a flood watch
for the following river in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.NOTE: River forecasts are based on a 72 hour precipitation
forecast valid through Monday morning. Widespread rain moves into the
region later this weekend and river rises will occur. Currently
there is a general 2"-3" being used as a basis for these river
rises. A possibility exists for higher rainfall totals across a
narrow region which may impact these crests. Stay tuned to the latest
forecast updates as we approach this rainfall event.

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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1155 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until further notice.
* at 11 AM Friday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 19.6 feet by early Wednesday
  morning.
* Impact, at 21.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of several buildings
  in the Ionia Fairgrounds, a shopping mall near the Fairgrounds, and
  several businesses and residences in the southern portion of Ionia.

&&

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


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1155 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
  and has been upgraded to a flood watch.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 5.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by Monday
  morning.  Flood Advisory is cancelled for this location and
  replaced by a Flood Watch.  Please refer to the Flood Watch and
  any follow up statements for further information.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and
  along the Looking Glass River between Dewitt and Eagle. River
  levels flood warming hut, playground, pavilion, and ball field in
  Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta.

&&

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

$$

MIC037-291754-
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1155 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until further notice.
* at 11 AM Friday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.9 feet by Tuesday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 8495 4314 8471 4317 8456 4310 8457
      4308 8468 4298 8493

$$

Hoving



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