Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1034 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

.River levels are generally falling, and mainly dry weather is
expected into early next week. The Kalamazoo River at Comstock and
New Richmond is expected to fall below bankfull some time today. The
Grand River at Ionia should fall below bankfull on Friday. Sycamore
Creek at Holt is anticipated to fall below bankfull this weekend.
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 for further information.


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1034 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 09 AM Thursday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 13.5 feet...River is bankfull. Minor overflow begins in
  low lying areas along the river near and across from the Ionia.

&&

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


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1034 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until Saturday evening.
* At 09 AM Thursday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* 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

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MIC077-030500-
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1034 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Kalamazoo River At Comstock
* until late tonight.
* At 09 AM Thursday the stage was 7.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the remain near 7.0 feet this afternoon, then begin
  to fall.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

LAT...LON 4242 8565 4226 8558 4224 8549 4231 8549
      4242 8554

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1034 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond
* until late tonight.
* At 08 AM Thursday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will slowly fall to around 14.9 feet tonight.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...River is bankfull and begins to spill over
  into large swampy areas along the river.

&&

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

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