Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
849 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.Dry weather is expected through Saturday. This will allow river levels
to continue to fall through the first half of the weekend. The next
chance for rain will be on Sunday and Monday.

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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849 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond.
* at 08 AM Thursday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to 14.2 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* 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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