Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1036 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Rivers continue to run high due to snowmelt and precipitation earlier
this week. The rivers at Ionia and Maple Rapids are currently out of
their banks and will remain so for at least a few more days. No
significant flooding is anticipated in the next week. 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.


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MIC067-061736-
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1036 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Friday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 14.1 feet after midnight
  tonight.
* 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


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MIC037-061735-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-160210T1800Z/
/MRPM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1036 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.0 feet this 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

$$

MIC067-051606-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-160209T0600Z/
/SMYM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1036 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna.
* at 09 AM Friday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will crest below bankfull at 5.2 feet
  tomorrow morning.
* Impact, at 5.5 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low
  areas adjacent to the river.

&&

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

$$

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