Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
839 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...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
  SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY
  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY AN APPROACHING AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE...ACCOMPANIED BY MILD AND MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW. THIS
WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF ONE
INCH OVER A WIDE AREA THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THE EXTENDED
OUTLOOK IS FOR DRIER WEATHER TO SETTLE BACK IN FOR FRIDAY AHEAD OF
MORE PRECIPITATION NEXT WEEKEND. 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.


&&

MIC067-250339-
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/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
839 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE GRAND RIVER AT IONIA.
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 07 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.1 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 14.0 FEET BY EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.5 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL. MINOR OVERFLOW BEGINS IN
  LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER NEAR AND ACROSS FROM THE IONIA

&&

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


$$

MIC065-250339-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.Y.0105.141224T0139Z-141226T1200Z/
/HHTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
839 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 08 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.1 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 6.4 FEET BY EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE
  CREEK AND AT THE LANSING MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE AND SCOTT WOODS PARK

&&

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

$$

MIC037-250339-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.Y.0106.141224T0139Z-141231T0000Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
839 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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 TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.2 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 7.5 FEET BY EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.
* 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

$$



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