Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
640 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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MUSKEGON MI-OTTAWA MI-OCEANA MI-
640 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  MUSKEGON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...
  OTTAWA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...
  OCEANA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT SUNDAY

* AT 635 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY
  HEAVY RAIN FROM NEAR STONY LAKE SOUTHWARD THROUGH MUSKEGON TO JUST
  WEST OF GRAND HAVEN. ADDITIONAL STORMS EXTENDED OUT OVER LAKE
  MICHIGAN.  THE STORMS WERE TRACKING EAST AT 20 MPH. THUS SEVERAL
  HOURS OF HEAVY RAIN MAY RESULT. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* HOURLY RAINFALL RATES COULD TOP AN INCH PER HOUR.  IT IS LIKELY
  THAT SOME LOCATIONS WILL SEE IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES OF RAIN BEFORE
  THE HEAVY RAIN ENDS LATER THIS MORNING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MUSKEGON...            HOLLAND...             GRAND HAVEN...
  HART...                WALKER...              SHELBY...
  MUSKEGON HEIGHTS...    HUDSONVILLE...         ZEELAND...
  COOPERSVILLE...        ROOSEVELT PARK...      NORTH MUSKEGON...
  FERRYSBURG...          WHITEHALL...           MONTAGUE...
  LAKEWOOD CLUB...       RAVENNA...             FRUITPORT...
  HESPERIA...            MEARS SP...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 4382 8643 4382 8604 4330 8604 4329 8579
      4277 8578 4277 8621 4309 8625 4362 8654

$$

MJS



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