Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1100 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

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

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

. Rivers have crested or are expected to crest soon.
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 station for further
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

&&

MIC065-180630-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160818T0630Z/
/HHTM4.1.ER.160817T0330Z.160817T1115Z.160817T1800Z.NO/
1100 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt.
* until late tonight.
* at 10:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall below flood stage by this
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 8.0 feet
  on Jun 24 2015.

&&

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

$$

MIC077-181659-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160819T1800Z/
/VCKM4.1.ER.160815T2150Z.160818T0600Z.160819T1000Z.NR/
1100 AM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until Friday afternoon.
* at  8:05 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Record Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 6.2 feet by after
  midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  morning.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor basement flooding of several
  homes built adjacent to the river
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 5.8 feet
  on Jun 2 1989.

&&

LAT...LON 4208 8547 4211 8544 4216 8544 4215 8548
      4211 8553 4208 8552

$$

NC/BH



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