Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1021 PM EDT SUN JUL 6 2014

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KENT MI-
1021 PM EDT SUN JUL 6 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  KENT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 330 AM EDT

* AT 1018 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL TRACKING EASTWARD THROUGH THE
  GRAND RAPIDS AREA.  RADAR ESTIMATED THAT AN INCH OF RAIN FELL IN
  THE BUCK CREEK BASIN SOUTH OF GRANDVILLE IN ABOUT A HALF  HOURS
  TIME.  THIS AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL PUSH THROUGH THE CITY OF GRAND
  RAPIDS BY 11 PM...LEADING TO URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...GRAND RAPIDS...CEDAR SPRINGS...LOWELL...ROCKFORD...
  SPARTA...BOWNE CENTER...GERALD R FORD ARPT...HARVARD...PARNELL AND
  STANDALE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4329 8531 4277 8531 4277 8578 4329 8579

$$

MJS








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