Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1134 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham 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

.An upper level low will allow precipitation to linger through
today and into tonight. Drier weather will move back in Thursday and
remain through Friday. 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 station for further
information.

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MIC067-051734-
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/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1134 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* until late Saturday night.
* at 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 14.1 feet by Friday 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
  Fairground.

&&

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

$$

MIC065-051734-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0083.000000T0000Z-160506T1800Z/
/HHTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1134 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.8 feet by tomorrow 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

$$

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