Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
739 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

 ...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND DOWNGRADED TO A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD AFFECTING KENT COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE.
CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN DRY DURING THE DAY TODAY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
FOR LIGHT PRECIPITION NORTH OF MUSKEGON AND GRAND RAPIDS TONIGHT. THE
EXTENDED OUTLOOK IS FOR LIGHT RAIN TO QUICKLY MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. TOTAL PRECIPATION AMOUNTS OF LESS
THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE. 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.

&&

MIC081-161209-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140417T0511Z/
/ROCM4.1.ER.140415T1407Z.140415T2145Z.140416T1711Z.NO/
739 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD.
* AT  7:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF HOMES UPSTREAM OF
  ROCKFORD
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.8 FEET
  ON APR 29 2011.

&&

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

$$



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