Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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1010 AM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Dry conditions are expected to stretch through the upcoming weekend
and into early next week. Chances for rain increase through the
middle of next week. River levels will continue to improve over the
next several days.The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 24 hour precipitation..


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


1010 AM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* at 09 AM Thursday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to steadily fall...
* Impact, at 13.5 feet...River is bankfull. Minor overflow begins in
  low lying areas along the river near and across from the Ionia


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


1010 AM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Thursday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the


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



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