Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

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

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham COUNTY
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton COUNTY
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton COUNTY
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia COUNTY

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia COUNTY
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent COUNTY
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent COUNTY
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan COUNTY

.A complex forecast this week with ongoing ice jamming combined with
some significant rainfall for Tuesday. Gauge fluctuations of a foot
or more from the forecast are possible as ice jams are often
unpredictable in nature. The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 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 station for further
information.

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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* UNTIL Monday January 16.
* at 08 PM Monday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 16.0 feet by Saturday
  evening.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Expect extensive lowland overflow to occur.

&&

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

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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River Near Comstock Park.
* UNTIL Monday January 16.
* at 07 PM Monday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.7 feet by Sunday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes along
  Abrigador Trail.

&&

LAT...LON 4297 8563 4303 8562 4302 8559 4309 8557
      4308 8570 4298 8572

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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Grand Rapids.
* UNTIL Monday January 16.
* at 08 PM Monday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 13.0 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 14.0 feet...Expect minor flooding to occur in low lying
  areas upstream and downstream of Grand Rapids, especially in the
  areas of North Park and Comstock Park.

&&

LAT...LON 4291 8589 4288 8574 4297 8563 4298 8572
      4295 8578 4297 8583

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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* at 08 PM Monday the stage was estimated at 4.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.2 feet early Wednesday
  morning.
* 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.

&&

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

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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 07 PM Monday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.8 feet by early Friday
  morning.
* 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.

&&

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

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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 08 PM Monday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.8 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

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

$$

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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 07 PM Monday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.7 feet by Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of about 30 Double R
  Ranch Campground sites and in low lying areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 8527 4306 8530 4298 8541 4296 8534
      4296 8528 4308 8520

$$

MIC005-110355-
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856 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* at 08 PM Monday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.4 feet by early Friday
  morning.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...River is bankfull and begins to spill over
  into large swampy areas along the river. Boardwalk along the river
  would become flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4261 8617 4260 8608 4256 8602 4256 8589
      4266 8599 4268 8616

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