Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
231 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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NEWAYGO MI-OCEANA MI-
231 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR OCEANA AND NEWAYGO COUNTIES
UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 229 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND LOCAL OFFICIALS REPORTED
THAT FLOODING WAS SITLL OCCURRING...ESPECIALLY IN EASTERN AND
SOUTHEASTERN PORTIONS OF OCEANA COUNTY AND MUCH OF NEWAYGO COUNTY.
VARIOUS ROADWAYS REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO WASHOUTS AND PONDING WATER.
IMRPOVEMENT HAS BEEN MINIMAL.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...NEWAYGO...
PENTWATER...BITELY...FREMONT...SHELBY...WHITE CLOUD...AETNA...BIG
PRAIRIE...BISHOP...COLFAX...CROTON HEIGHTS...LILLEY...OXBOW...ST.
HUBERTS...VOLNEY...WEARE AND WOOSTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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LAT...LON 4374 8647 4382 8644 4381 8556 4330 8557
      4329 8604 4347 8604 4347 8647 4360 8654
      4366 8655

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