Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
900 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...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
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola County
  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County

.Basin average rainfall ranging from a half inch across the Grand
River Basin to nearly 2 inches across the Muskegon River basin will
lead to additional rises into the weekend. 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.

&&

MIC067-260400-
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900 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* until further notice.
* at 08 PM Friday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 16.3 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Expect extensive lowland overflow to occur.

&&

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


$$

MIC037-260359-
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900 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids.
* until further notice.
* at 08 PM Friday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.3 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.
* 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

$$

MIC133-260359-
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900 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Muskegon River At Evart.
* until Monday afternoon.
* at 08 PM Friday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 10.0 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

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

$$

MIC123-260359-
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/CROM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
900 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Muskegon River Near Croton.
* until Monday afternoon.
* at 08 PM Friday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.1 feet by early Sunday
  morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...River is bankfull. River begins to exceed its
  banks and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along the river.

&&

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

$$

Hoving



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