Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
948 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

  ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD AFFECTING KENT COUNTY
  PINE RIVER AT ALMA AFFECTING GRATIOT COUNTY
  GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
  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...

  WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL AFFECTING MUSKEGON COUNTY

.LIGHT RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE IN THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. LESS
THAN A QUARTER INCH IS EXPECTED...WHICH SHOULD NOT HAVE A
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON RIVER LEVELS. RIVER LEVELS HAVE MOSTLY
CRESTED AND ARE NOW ON THE DECLINE. 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.


&&

MIC067-180348-
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948 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE GRAND RIVER AT IONIA
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.
* AT 08 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 15.0 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS NORTH DRIVE ON IONIA
  FAIRGROUNDS

&&

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


$$

MIC037-180348-
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948 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.
* AT 09 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.1 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 8.1 FEET THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT BEFORE BEGINNING A SLOW FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF COUNTY LINE ROAD
  AND A HOME ALONG COUNTY LINE ROAD

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8493 4308 8468 4310 8457 4317 8456
      4314 8471 4302 8495

$$

MIC067-180348-
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/SMYM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
948 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.
* AT 08 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.2 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 6.4 FEET BY EARLY THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 8527 4306 8530 4298 8541 4296 8534
      4296 8528 4308 8520

$$

MIC081-171200-
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948 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 09 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 7.2 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL

&&

LAT...LON 4306 8555 4309 8555 4313 8551 4313 8559
      4310 8562 4306 8562

$$

MIC121-180348-
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948 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL.
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
* AT 09 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 5.9 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF SEVERAL COTTAGES...
  CANOE LIVERIES...AND FARMLAND ALONG THE RIVER

&&

LAT...LON 4338 8633 4346 8613 4354 8601 4360 8607
      4352 8618 4344 8638

$$

MIC057-171800-
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948 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE PINE RIVER AT ALMA
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 09 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS ESTIMATED TO HAVE FALLEN TO 7.2
  FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL

&&

LAT...LON 4329 8474 4336 8463 4347 8452 4347 8459
      4340 8469 4334 8476

$$

EBW




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