Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1013 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

  ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD AFFECTING KENT COUNTY
  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY
  WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL AFFECTING MUSKEGON COUNTY
  CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT AFFECTING ISABELLA COUNTY

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

  MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART AFFECTING OSCEOLA COUNTY
  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY

.DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST WITH VERY LITTLE RAINFALL EXPECTED
THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK. ADDITIONAL RUNOFF SHOULD BE MINIMAL.
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.

&&

MIC133-170413-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/EVRM4.3.ER.140413T1800Z.140416T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1013 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* RECORD FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.1 FEET BY
  WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS THE SEWAGE TREATMENT
  PLANT.

&&

LAT...LON 4384 8532 4387 8523 4391 8515 4398 8515
      4395 8527 4390 8537

$$

MIC123-170412-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CROM4.3.ER.000000T0000Z.140416T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1013 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.1 FEET BY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...EXPECT MAJOR FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  UPSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON SALMON RUN AND RUSSELL ROAD IN CROTON
  TOWNSHIP...THE DEVILS HOLE AREA...AND GARDNER DRIVE IN BROOKS
  TOWNSHIP.  EXPECT MAJOR FLOODING OF HOMES DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO IN
  THE ANDERSON FLATS AREA...SUGAR BUSH LANE AND MAPLE DRIVE...BELL
  MEADOW DRIVE...AND THE LOWER BRIDGETON AREA.  EXPECT WATER TO BE
  OVER SOUTH RIVER DRIVE IN THE LOWER BRIDGETON AREA.  RIVER LANE
  IMPASSABLE IN THE OLD WOMANS BEND AREA.

&&

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

$$

MIC105-170412-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140420T0600Z/
/SCTM4.3.ER.140414T1003Z.140416T1800Z.140419T1800Z.NR/
1013 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* AT  9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 7.1 FEET BY
  WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MAJOR FLOODING OF THE CAMPGROUND IN
  SCOTTVILLE PARK.  HIGH WATER COVERS CAMPGROUND ROAD INTO PARK...
  THE SOUTH SIDE OF SCOTTVILLE ROAD NEAR THE BRIDGE...REEK AND
  LANDON ROADS UPSTREAM OF SCOTTVILLE

&&

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

$$

MIC081-170412-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140417T0448Z/
/ROCM4.1.ER.140415T1407Z.140415T2145Z.140416T1648Z.NO/
1013 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD.
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* AT  9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 8.0 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.  THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF HOMES UPSTREAM OF
  ROCKFORD
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.8 FEET
  ON APR 29 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4306 8555 4309 8555 4313 8551 4313 8559
      4310 8562 4306 8562

$$

MIC121-170412-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-140417T1200Z/
/WHTM4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140415T0030Z.140417T0000Z.NR/
1013 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  9:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF SEVERAL COTTAGES...
  CANOE LIVERIES...AND FARMLAND ALONG THE RIVER
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 6.6 FEET
  ON FEB 1 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4338 8633 4346 8613 4354 8601 4360 8607
      4352 8618 4344 8638

$$

MIC073-170412-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140419T1800Z/
/MPTM4.1.ER.140414T1355Z.140416T0600Z.140419T0600Z.NO/
1013 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  9:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 10.4 FEET BY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF RESIDENCES LOCATED
  IN THE NORTH PART OF MT. PLEASANT...WITH MANY HOMES SURROUNDED BY
  HIGH WATER
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 10.5 FEET
  ON APR 19 2013.

&&

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

$$



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