Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
906 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

...The flood warning has been cancelled for the following rivers in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 hour


Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further

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906 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* at  7:18 PM Monday the stage was 4.94 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river crested below flood stage at 4.9 feet.  The
  river will fall to near 4.9 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...Expect overflows into wooded areas and
  farmland adjacent to the river.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 5.4 feet
  on Mar 31 2017.


LAT...LON 4208 8552 4211 8553 4215 8548 4216 8544
      4211 8544 4208 8547


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