Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

 ...The flood advisory is cancelled and upgraded to a flood warning
for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County

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

  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County

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

  Grand River At Eaton Rapids affecting Eaton County
  Grand River At Portland affecting Ionia County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County
  White River Above Whitehall affecting Muskegon County
  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
  Little Muskegon River Above Morley affecting Mecosta County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County

.Widespread rainfall is expected Monday morning through Wednesday
morning. Rain amounts between 1 and 3 inches are expected across all
of Southern Michigan, with locally higher amounts possible. Snow
melt will also continue. This will cause rises on rivers, creeks, and
streams, and allow water to spill into low-lying areas along rivers.

In addition, rainfall and warmer temperatures will increase the
likelihood for river ice to break up and travel down stream. Large
pieces of ice floating in the river may later pile up as they travel
downstream, particularly near bends in rivers. This could create ice
jams and increase the threat for flooding immediately upstream.

The following forecasts are 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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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Eaton Rapids.
* until Sunday February 25.
* at 07 PM Sunday the stage was estimated at 4.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.9 feet early Thursday
  morning.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas and
  basements along River Street in Eaton Rapids. Island Park in the
  City of Eaton Rapids begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4260 8455 4252 8457 4237 8434 4232 8447
      4248 8470 4260 8465

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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Portland.
* until further notice.
* at 10 PM Sunday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.7 feet by Thursday
  morning.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet...Expect minor flooding in the Village of
  Lyons and low lying areas adjacent to the river. Two Rivers Park in
  Portland flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4303 8488 4284 8486 4283 8484 4277 8484
      4278 8499 4296 8499

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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Grand River At Ionia
  and has been upgraded to a flood warning.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by Thursday
  morning.  Flood Advisory is cancelled for this location and
  replaced by a Flood Warning.  Please refer to the Flood Warning and
  any follow up statements for further information.
* Impact, at 23.0 feet...Expect moderate flooding of several roads,
  businesses, and residences, in the Ionia area and of structures
  located in the Ionia Fairgrounds. Water halfway up windows on
  automobile building at Ionia Fairgrounds. Water begins to flood
  parking lot of Dollar General store, Save-a-Lot, and the Ionia
  Secretary of State office. Homes along Quarry Road begin to flood.

&&

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

$$

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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Grand River At Lowell
  and has been upgraded to a flood warning.
* at 07 PM Sunday the stage was estimated at 7.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by Thursday
  before midnight.  Flood Advisory is cancelled for this location and
  replaced by a Flood Warning.  Please refer to the Flood Warning and
  any follow up statements for further information.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet...Expect moderate flooding of commercial
  buildings.

&&

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

$$

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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Grand River At Grand Rapids
  and has been upgraded to a flood warning.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by Friday
  early afternoon.  Flood Advisory is cancelled for this location and
  replaced by a Flood Warning.  Please refer to the Flood Warning and
  any follow up statements for further information.
* Impact, at 19.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of basements in low
  lying areas in Grand Rapids. Moderate flooding of homes and
  structures occurs upstream at Comstock Park and downstream in
  Robinson Township.

&&

LAT...LON 4297 8583 4295 8578 4298 8572 4297 8563
      4288 8574 4291 8589

$$

MIC065-200520-
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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Red Cedar River Above Williamston.
* until further notice.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 5.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.8 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor basement flooding of several
  homes in Williamston.

&&

LAT...LON 4274 8438 4272 8427 4272 8419 4265 8419
      4265 8427 4268 8438

$$

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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings
  and has been upgraded to a flood warning.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by
  Wednesday early afternoon.  Flood Advisory is cancelled for this
  location and replaced by a Flood Warning.  Please refer to the
  Flood Warning and any follow up statements for further information.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of River Road and homes
  at Quimby along River Lane, Charlton Park, and Berry`s Landing

&&

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

$$

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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Thornapple River Near Caledonia
  and has been upgraded to a flood warning.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by
  Wednesday afternoon.  Flood Advisory is cancelled for this location
  and replaced by a Flood Warning.  Please refer to the Flood Warning
  and any follow up statements for further information.
* Impact, at 11.0 feet...High water begins to impact home on island
  below Cascade Dam.

&&

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

$$

MIC067-200520-
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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna
* until further notice.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.4 feet by early Saturday
  morning.
* 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

$$

MIC077-200520-
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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Kalamazoo River At Comstock.
* until further notice.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.6 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas, the
  park in Comstock, and residential areas along Portage Creek, near
  Gull Street and the Recreation Park.

&&

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

$$

MIC005-200520-
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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond.
* until further notice.
* at 10 PM Sunday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 16.7 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact, at 17.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas and
  farmland along the river.  Boardwalk along the river and boat
  launch would be flooded.

&&

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

$$

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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the White River Above Whitehall.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 2.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.6 feet by 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

$$

MIC123-200520-
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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Muskegon River Near Croton.
* until further notice.
* at 09 PM Sunday the stage was 5.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.7 feet by Thursday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding in low lying areas
  along the river.

&&

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

$$

MIC107-200520-
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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Little Muskegon River Above Morley.
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 07 PM Sunday the stage was estimated at 2.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.1 feet Wednesday early
  afternoon.
* 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

$$

MIC073-200520-
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1021 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant.
* until Sunday February 25.
* at 09 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 7.5 feet by Thursday early
  afternoon.
* 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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