Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
940 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY
  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY
  CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT AFFECTING ISABELLA COUNTY
  MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART AFFECTING OSCEOLA COUNTY

.A COLD FRONT IS CURRENTLY TRACKING ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN...BUT
THE MUSKEGON BASIN IS NOT EXPECTED TO RECEIVE MUCH IF ANY RAINFALL.
TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...BUT EXPECTED
CHILLY LOWS FRIDAY NIGHT. 70 DEGREE READINGS ARE LIKELY ON EASTER
SUNDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN ALSO MOVES IN ON SUNDAY. FLOODING IS
STILL ONGOING...BUT RIVER LEVELS CONTINUE TO DROP. THE FOLLOWING
FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR HOMEPAGE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRR.

&&

MIC133-190340-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140423T1800Z/
/EVRM4.3.ER.140413T1800Z.140416T1530Z.140423T0600Z.NR/
940 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  8:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 15.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* RECORD FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS THE SEWAGE TREATMENT
  PLANT.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 15.0 FEET
  ON MAR 31 1989.

&&

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

$$

MIC123-190340-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140424T1800Z/
/CROM4.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140416T0500Z.140424T0600Z.NO/
940 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
* UNTIL THURSDAY APRIL 24.
* AT  8:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  NEXT THURSDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...EXPECT MODERATE FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND
  HOMES UPSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON SALMON RUN AND RUSSELL ROAD IN CROTON
  TOWNSHIP...THE DEVILS HOLE AREA...AND GARDNER DRIVE IN BROOKS
  TOWNSHIP.  EXPECT MODERATE FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO IN THE ANDERSON FLATS AREA...SUGAR BUSH LANE
  AND MAPLE DRIVE...BELL MEADOW DRIVE...AND THE LOWER BRIDGETON
  AREA.  EXPECT WATER TO BE OVER SOUTH RIVER DRIVE IN THE LOWER
  BRIDGETON AREA.  RIVER LANE IMPASSABLE IN THE OLD WOMANS BEND AREA.


&&

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

$$

MIC105-190300-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140419T0300Z/
/SCTM4.2.ER.140414T1003Z.140416T1345Z.140418T1500Z.NO/
940 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.
* AT  9:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 5.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 5.5 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF CAMPGROUNDS LOCATED
  IN SCOTTVILLE RIVERSIDE PARK
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 5.5 FEET
  ON APR 13 2013.

&&

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

$$

MIC073-190339-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140419T1500Z/
/MPTM4.1.ER.140414T1355Z.140416T1045Z.140419T0300Z.NO/
940 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT  9:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 8.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE TOMORROW EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF THE GOLF COURSE...
  ISLAND PARK AND NELSON PARK IN WESTERN MT. PLEASANT
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.7 FEET
  ON APR 13 2013.

&&

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

$$

EBW




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