Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1129 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

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

.Occasional rain can be expected off and on through the coming
weekend and into early next week. Many locations will see upwards of
an inch of rain through the weekend. This rainfall will fall
gradually over the weekend, so rapid rises are not expected.

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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1129 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* until further notice.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 16.0 feet by early Wednesday
  morning.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Expect extensive lowland overflow to occur.

&&

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


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1129 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt.
* until Wednesday morning.
* There is not current observed data.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.0 feet Sunday morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.

&&

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

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1129 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle.
* until Thursday morning.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 4.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.5 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying wooded
  areas.

&&

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

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1129 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids.
* until further notice.
* at 11 AM Friday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.0 feet by Tuesday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

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

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