Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia COUNTY
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent COUNTY
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent COUNTY
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham COUNTY
  Red Cedar River At East Lansing affecting Ingham COUNTY
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton COUNTY
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia COUNTY
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan COUNTY
  Pere Marquette River Near Scottville affecting Mason COUNTY
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham COUNTY

.Recent rainfall combined with snowmelt and ice jams at some
locations are increasing the water levels on area rivers. No
significant flooding is expected to occur at this time. Additional
snowmelt and rainfall over the next 48 hours, combined with the
continued ice jams could cause additional minor flooding. 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 station for further
information.

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* UNTIL Wednesday January 18.
* at 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 16.6 feet by Sunday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Expect extensive lowland overflow to occur.

&&

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

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Lowell
* UNTIL Wednesday January 18.
* at 7 AM Wednesday the stage was estimated at 7.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 10.3 feet Sunday evening.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect flooding of low
  lying areas adjacent to the banks.

&&

LAT...LON 4289 8548 4289 8534 4290 8521 4297 8524
      4296 8534 4298 8541

$$

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Grand Rapids
* UNTIL Wednesday January 18.
* at 12 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 13.1 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 14.0 feet...Expect minor flooding to occur in low lying
  areas upstream and downstream of Grand Rapids, especially in the
  areas of North Park and Comstock Park.

&&

LAT...LON 4291 8589 4288 8574 4297 8563 4298 8572
      4295 8578 4297 8583

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* at 07 PM Tuesday the stage was 4.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.9 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* 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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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Red Cedar River Above Williamston
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* at 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.4 feet by Saturday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low
  lying areas adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4268 8438 4265 8427 4265 8419 4272 8419
      4272 8427 4274 8438

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Red Cedar River At East Lansing
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* at 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.2 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...River reaches bankfull and low lying areas
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4271 8455 4270 8447 4268 8438 4274 8438
      4275 8447 4274 8454

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* UNTIL Wednesday January 18.
* at 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.7 feet by Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8493 4308 8468 4310 8457 4317 8456
      4314 8471 4302 8495

$$

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna
* UNTIL Wednesday January 18.
* at 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.8 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of about 30 Double R
  Ranch Campground sites and in low lying areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 8527 4306 8530 4298 8541 4296 8534
      4296 8528 4308 8520

$$

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
* at 12 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.3 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...River is bankfull and begins to spill over
  into large swampy areas along the river. Boardwalk along the river
  would become flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4261 8617 4260 8608 4256 8602 4256 8589
      4266 8599 4268 8616

$$

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1227 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* at 12 PM Wednesday the stage was 4.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 4.4 feet by Friday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 4.0 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow of low lying
  areas adjacent to the river occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 4391 8627 4391 8624 4390 8619 4396 8619
      4397 8624 4396 8632

$$

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