Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
851 PM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

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

  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County

.As the fluctuations continue due to ice on the Looking Glass River,
the greater concern may come later in the week. Temperatures are
forecast to rise to around 40 degrees for a couple of days with the
possibility for precipitation. Melting ice could loosen and become
free, resulting in additional ice jams next weekend. Conditions will
need to be monitored closely with additional rises possible. The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour


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


851 PM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* until further notice.
* at 07 PM Monday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.7 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and
  along the river between Dewitt and Eagle. Flooding occurs in
  Riverside Park in Dewitt and Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta.


LAT...LON 4290 8489 4286 8474 4287 8455 4281 8455
      4279 8474 4283 8489



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