Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
836 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

  CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT AFFECTING ISABELLA COUNTY
  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER PATTERN IS DOMINATED BY AN AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT
WILL BRING SHOWERS TO THE AREA TONIGHT AND MONDAY. TOTAL
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS MAY REACH ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. THE
EXTENDED OUTLOOOK IS GENERALLY DRY WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES.
THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 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.


&&

MIC037-211436-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-140421T1800Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
836 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 08 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.3 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* 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

$$

MIC105-211435-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-140423T0300Z/
/SCTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
836 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.
* AT 08 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.8 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...EXPECT HIGH WATER TO BEGIN COVERING
  CAMPGROUND ROAD ADJACENT TO RIVER IN SCOTTVILLE PARK

&&

LAT...LON 4391 8627 4391 8624 4390 8619 4396 8619
      4397 8624 4396 8632

$$

MIC073-211435-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0059.000000T0000Z-140421T1800Z/
/MPTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
836 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 08 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.3 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL.  EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF
  LOW LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER

&&

LAT...LON 4356 8480 4360 8472 4358 8461 4366 8461
      4367 8475 4362 8485

$$




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