Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

  PINE RIVER AT ALMA AFFECTING GRATIOT COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

  ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD AFFECTING KENT COUNTY
  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY
  WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL AFFECTING MUSKEGON COUNTY
  CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT AFFECTING ISABELLA COUNTY
  MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART AFFECTING OSCEOLA COUNTY
  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY

.NO RAIN IS FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.

&&

MIC133-161701-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/EVRM4.3.ER.140413T1800Z.140416T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE HAD RISEN TO 15.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* RECORD FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.7 FEET BY THIS
  EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS THE SEWAGE TREATMENT
  PLANT.

&&

LAT...LON 4384 8532 4387 8523 4391 8515 4398 8515
      4395 8527 4390 8537

$$

MIC123-161701-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CROM4.3.ER.000000T0000Z.140416T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 9:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS ESTIMATED TO HAVE RISEN TO
  13.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.3 FEET BY THIS
  EVENING.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...EXPECT MAJOR FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  UPSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON SALMON RUN AND RUSSELL ROAD IN CROTON
  TOWNSHIP...THE DEVILS HOLE AREA...AND GARDNER DRIVE IN BROOKS
  TOWNSHIP.  EXPECT MAJOR FLOODING OF HOMES DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO IN
  THE ANDERSON FLATS AREA...SUGAR BUSH LANE AND MAPLE DRIVE...BELL
  MEADOW DRIVE...AND THE LOWER BRIDGETON AREA.  EXPECT WATER TO BE
  OVER SOUTH RIVER DRIVE IN THE LOWER BRIDGETON AREA.  RIVER LANE
  IMPASSABLE IN THE OLD WOMANS BEND AREA.
* REAL TIME OBSERVATIONS FROM THE RIVER GAGE WERE NOT AVAILABLE AT
  THE TIME OF THIS FORECAST...RIVER READINGS ARE ESTIMATED FROM
  REFERENCE MARKS.  AUTOMATED RIVER GAGING STATION AT CROTON HAS
  BEEN DAMAGED BY THE FLOOD WATERS AND STOPPED REPORTING OVERNIGHT.

&&

LAT...LON 4328 8604 4338 8578 4342 8562 4346 8570
      4345 8582 4335 8604

$$

MIC105-161701-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140420T0900Z/
/SCTM4.2.ER.140414T1003Z.140416T0600Z.140419T2100Z.NO/
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE HAD RISEN TO 6.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 6.9 FEET BY AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 5.5 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF CAMPGROUNDS LOCATED
  IN SCOTTVILLE RIVERSIDE PARK

&&

LAT...LON 4391 8627 4391 8624 4390 8619 4396 8619
      4397 8624 4396 8632

$$

MIC081-161700-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0007.140415T1453Z-140417T0900Z/
/ROCM4.1.ER.140415T1421Z.140416T0600Z.140416T2100Z.NO/
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD.
* FROM THIS MORNING TO LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE HAD RISEN TO 8.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 8.3 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF HOMES UPSTREAM OF
  ROCKFORD
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.4 FEET
  ON MAY 31 2010.

&&

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

$$

MIC121-161700-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-140418T0000Z/
/WHTM4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140415T0030Z.140417T1200Z.NR/
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING.
* AT 10:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 6.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF SEVERAL COTTAGES...
  CANOE LIVERIES...AND FARMLAND ALONG THE RIVER
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 6.6 FEET
  ON FEB 1 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4338 8633 4346 8613 4354 8601 4360 8607
      4352 8618 4344 8638

$$

MIC073-161700-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140419T0600Z/
/MPTM4.1.ER.140414T1355Z.140416T0000Z.140418T1800Z.NO/
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT.
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE HAD RISEN TO 9.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.0 FEET BY THIS
  EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY EARLY
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF RESIDENCES LOCATED
  IN THE NORTH PART OF MT. PLEASANT...WITH MANY HOMES SURROUNDED BY
  HIGH WATER
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 10.5 FEET
  ON APR 19 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4356 8480 4360 8472 4358 8461 4366 8461
      4367 8475 4362 8485

$$

MIC057-151531-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140415T1800Z/
/ALMM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE PINE RIVER AT ALMA.
  AND HAS BEEN DOWNGRADED TO A FLOOD ADVISORY.
* AT  9:13 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 7.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 7.3 FEET.  THE
  RIVER WILL FALL TO 6.9 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.5 FEET
  ON APR 1 2008.

&&

LAT...LON 4329 8474 4336 8463 4347 8452 4347 8459
      4340 8469 4334 8476

$$
WALTON



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