Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
834 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY

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

  MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART AFFECTING OSCEOLA COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER PATTERN IS DOMINATED BY AN AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES. 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 WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES.
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.

&&

MIC133-211434-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140422T0600Z/
/EVRM4.3.ER.140413T1800Z.140416T1530Z.140421T1800Z.NR/
834 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART.
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT  7:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 12.5 FEET...EXPECT SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN THE AREA OF
  M66 AND 9 MILE...IMPACTING HOMES IN THE JEFFERIES...DOC AND TOM...
  TIMBERLANE DRIVE AND WILDLIFE SHORES SUBDIVISIONS.  ROADS BECOME
  UN-NAVIGABLE IN THE JEFFERIES...DOC AND TOM...AND WILDLIFE SHORES
  SUBDIVISIONS.  EVACUATION OF HOMES IN THE FLOODED AREA MAY BE
  NECESSARY.  SIGNIFICANT ROAD CLOSURES ALONG RIVER ROAD BETWEEN 80TH
  AVENUE AND M66.  FLOODING OF HOMES IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG RIVER
  ROAD BETWEEN 80TH AVENUE AND M66 ALSO OCCURS.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.5 FEET
  ON APR 20 2013.

&&

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

$$

MIC123-211434-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140422T0600Z/
/CROM4.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140416T0500Z.140421T1800Z.NO/
834 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT  7:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON RIVERVIEW DRIVE IN BRIDGETON TOWNSHIP AND
  PEPPERIDGE IN ASHLAND TOWNSHIP.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 9.9 FEET
  ON JAN 30 2013.

&&

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

$$




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