Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1054 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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OCEANA MI-
1054 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING THAT WAS IN EFFECT FOR OCEANA COUNTY IS
CANCELLED...

EXCESS RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED OVER THE WARNED AREA. STREAMS
AND CREEKS IN THE WARNED AREA HAVE RECEDED OR WERE BEGINNING TO
RECEDE...ENDING THE FLOOD THREAT. IF FLOODING HAS BEEN OBSERVED...
PLEASE REPORT IT TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.

LAT...LON 4382 8604 4381 8556 4330 8557 4329 8604

$$

MIC123-180100-
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NEWAYGO MI-
1054 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NEWAYGO COUNTY UNTIL 900 PM
EDT THURSDAY...

THE WARNING WILL BE EXTENDED INTO FRIDAY. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES DUE
TO ONGOING FLOODING ARE OCCURRING ACROSS THE COUNTY. ROAD COMMISSION
OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO ASSESS AREA ROADS...SEVERAL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN
WASHED OUT WHILE WATER REMAINS OVER OTHER ROADS WHERE ROAD CLOSURES
ARE IN EFFECT.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...NEWAYGO...
BITELY...FREMONT...WHITE CLOUD...AETNA...BIG PRAIRIE...BISHOP...
CROTON HEIGHTS...LILLEY...OXBOW...VOLNEY AND WOOSTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 4382 8604 4381 8556 4330 8557 4329 8604

$$

HOVING








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