Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County
  Pere Marquette River Near Scottville affecting Mason County
  White River Above Whitehall affecting Muskegon County
  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola County
  Little Muskegon River Above Morley affecting Mecosta County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County

.Over an inch and a half of rain has fallen in Western Lower
Michigan with over an additional two inches possible through
Tuesday. Rivers will rise with many exceeding bank full and a few
going to flood. 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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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Muskegon River At Evart.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 10 AM Monday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 10.8 feet by Thursday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 11.0 feet...Over a dozen homes are surrounded by water
  in the Jeffery subdivision. Portions of Linden Road, Riverside
  Road, and Muskegon Trail begin to be covered by water. High water
  also begins to surround several homes in the Doc and Tom
  subdivision along Trout Road which is located off of 9 mile road,
  east of M66.

&&

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

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* until Monday October 30.
* at 10 AM Monday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 17.3 feet by Thursday
  morning.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet...Water surrounds automobile building at Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Lowell.
* until Monday October 30.
* at 8 AM Monday the stage was estimated at 5.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.1 feet early Friday
  morning.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect flooding of low
  lying areas adjacent to the banks.

&&

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

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River Near Comstock Park.
* until Monday October 30.
* at 8 AM Monday the stage was estimated at 7.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.9 feet Thursday evening.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes along
  Abrigador Trail.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8572 4308 8570 4309 8557 4302 8559
      4303 8562 4297 8563

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Grand Rapids.
* until Monday October 30.
* at 11 AM Monday the stage was 3.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 13.5 feet by early Friday
  morning.
* 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 4297 8583 4295 8578 4298 8572 4297 8563
      4288 8574 4291 8589

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* at 05 PM Sunday the stage was 3.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.6 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* 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 8451 4268 8449 4264 8445 4264 8451
      4268 8455 4271 8455

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle.
* until late Friday night.
* at 10 AM Monday the stage was 3.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.0 feet by Wednesday
  evening.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying wooded
  areas.

&&

LAT...LON 4290 8489 4286 8474 4287 8455 4281 8455
      4279 8474 4283 8489

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna.
* until Monday October 30.
* at 10 AM Monday the stage was 3.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.1 feet by Friday early
  afternoon.
* 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 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings.
* until Monday October 30.
* at 11 AM Monday the stage was 3.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.5 feet by Thursday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of Tyden Park in
  Hastings, and homes upstream and downstream of Hastings.

&&

LAT...LON 4273 8541 4265 8524 4266 8517 4260 8516
      4259 8523 4268 8550

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Thornapple River Near Caledonia.
* until late Friday night.
* at 10 AM Monday the stage was 4.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.5 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect overflow into low
  lying areas along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4293 8544 4273 8544 4273 8541 4268 8550
      4273 8551 4298 8552

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond.
* until late Saturday night.
* at 11 AM Monday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.8 feet by Thursday
  evening.
* 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 4268 8616 4266 8599 4256 8589 4256 8602
      4260 8608 4261 8617

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville.
* until Monday October 30.
* at 11 AM Monday the stage was 1.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.0 feet by early Friday
  morning.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...Expect high water to begin covering
  Campground Road adjacent to river in Scottville Park.

&&

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

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the White River Above Whitehall.
* until late Friday night.
* at 11 AM Monday the stage was 2.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.9 feet by early Thursday
  morning.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of several cottages,
  canoe liveries, and farmland along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4344 8638 4352 8618 4360 8607 4354 8601
      4346 8613 4338 8633

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Little Muskegon River Above Morley.
* until late Thursday night.
* at 8 AM Monday the stage was estimated at 2.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.5 feet tomorrow evening.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Widespread minor flooding of low lying areas
  with homes isolated by high water.

&&

LAT...LON 4352 8544 4354 8537 4350 8529 4347 8534
      4347 8544

$$

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1147 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 11 AM Monday the stage was 3.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.9 feet by Wednesday
  evening.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of Island Park and
  Nelson Park in western Mt. Pleasant.

&&

LAT...LON 4362 8485 4367 8475 4366 8461 4358 8461
      4360 8472 4356 8480

$$

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