Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
909 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo 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 will remain elevated after recent rainfall. The Muskegon
River at Croton will remain near bankfull for the next day or two
but should stay below. 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.

&&

MIC067-280409-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-170303T1800Z/
/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
909 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 08 PM Sunday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 14.2 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* 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


$$

MIC037-280408-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-170304T0300Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
909 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Friday evening.
* at 08 PM Sunday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.5 feet by tomorrow 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

$$

MIC123-270239-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-170227T2100Z/
/CROM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
909 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Muskegon River Near Croton.
* at 08 PM Sunday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to 7.8 feet by Tuesday
  morning.

&&

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

$$




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