Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
822 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola 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
  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County

.Recent rainfall has led to elevated river levels with only minor
flooding expected in adjacent areas to the rivers. 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.

&&

MIC067-270322-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-170303T1800Z/
/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
822 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 07 PM Saturday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 14.7 feet by Monday evening.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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


$$

MIC037-270322-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-170304T0300Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
822 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Friday evening.
* at 05 PM Saturday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.8 feet by Monday morning.
* 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

$$

MIC133-260152-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-170227T1800Z/
/EVRM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
822 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Muskegon River At Evart.
* at 07 PM Saturday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to 9.8 feet by Monday
  morning.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

LAT...LON 4384 8532 4387 8523 4391 8515 4398 8515
      4395 8527 4390 8537

$$

MIC123-270322-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-170227T2100Z/
/CROM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
822 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Muskegon River Near Croton
* until Monday afternoon.
* at 07 PM Saturday the stage was 8.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.3 feet by after midnight
  tonight.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...River is bankfull. River begins to exceed its
  banks and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4328 8604 4338 8578 4342 8562 4346 8570
      4345 8582 4335 8604

$$




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