Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
918 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY
  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
  CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT AFFECTING ISABELLA COUNTY

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART AFFECTING OSCEOLA COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE. A
SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS TO THE AREA TONIGHT AND
MONDAY. TOTAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS MAY REACH ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH.
THE EXTENDED OUTLOOOK IS GENERALLY DRY. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS
BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

&&

MIC133-220318-
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918 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART.
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* AT 08 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.0 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...EXPECT SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN THE AREA OF
  M66 AND 9 MILE...IMPACTING HOMES IN THE JEFFERIES...DOC AND TOM...
  AND WILDLIFE SHORES SUBDIVISIONS.  MINOR FLOODING OF HOMES IN LOW
  LYING AREAS ALONG TIMBERLANE DRIVE...AND RIVER ROAD BETWEEN 80TH
  AVENUE AND M66 ALSO OCCURS.  HIGH WATER LEVELS ALSO BEGIN TO IMPACT
  THE EVART WATER TREATMENT PLANT.

&&

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

$$

MIC037-211800-
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/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
918 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 08 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.2 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* 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

$$

MIC105-220317-
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/SCTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
918 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* AT 09 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.7 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...EXPECT HIGH WATER TO BEGIN COVERING
  CAMPGROUND ROAD ADJACENT TO RIVER IN SCOTTVILLE PARK

&&

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

$$

MIC073-211800-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0059.000000T0000Z-140421T1800Z/
/MPTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
918 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 08 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.0 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL.  EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF
  LOW LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER

&&

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

$$

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