Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
731 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA AFFECTING IONIA 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...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.


&&

MIC067-201201-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-140420T1800Z/
/SMYM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
731 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA.
* AT 06 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.4 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 5.1 FEET BY TOMORROW
  MORNING.


&&

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

$$




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