Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
855 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Dry conditions through Wednesday afternoon will lead to some improvement of high water levels. The latter part of the week may produce a few rounds of rain, which could keep some river levels elevated for longer than
currently forecast. 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 station for further
information.

&&

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855 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Sunday April 30.
* at 08 PM Sunday the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Expect extensive lowland overflow to occur.

&&

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


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855 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Lowell
* until late Tuesday night.
* There is not current observed data. The state was estimated to be near
  10.1 feet Sunday morning.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will fall to near 10.1 feet after midnight
  tonight.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect flooding of low
  lying areas adjacent to the banks.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
      4289 8534 4289 8548

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855 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until late Monday night.
* There is not current observed data. The stage was estimated to be near
  6.5 feet Sunday morning.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will fall to near 6.2 feet after midnight
  tonight.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Flooding begins in low lying areas along the
  creek and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods
  Park.

&&

LAT...LON 4271 8451 4268 8449 4264 8445 4264 8451
      4268 8455 4271 8455

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855 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* until Sunday April 30.
* at 07 PM Sunday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying wooded
  areas.

&&

LAT...LON 4290 8489 4286 8474 4287 8455 4281 8455
      4279 8474 4283 8489

$$

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855 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 08 PM Sunday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will fall to near 8.2 feet by after midnight
  tonight.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

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

$$




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