Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1102 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...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 a storm system bringing
multiple precipitation types to the area. This will produce
precipitation amounts ranging from a half to three quarters of an
inch. Additional water is moving into the rivers from melting snow.
The extended outlook is for lake effect snow and colder temperatures.
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 for further information.

&&

MIC067-031802-
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1102 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* until Tuesday February 09.
* at 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.0 feet by Friday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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

$$

MIC065-031802-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.Y.0012.160202T1602Z-160206T0500Z/
/HHTM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1102 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt.
* until late Friday night.
* at 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.1 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.

&&

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

$$

MIC037-031802-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.Y.0013.160202T1602Z-160209T1200Z/
/MRPM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1102 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids.
* until Tuesday February 09.
* at 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.8 feet by Friday early
  afternoon.
* 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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