Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

MIC085-107-117-123-020200-
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LAKE MI-MECOSTA MI-MONTCALM MI-NEWAYGO MI-
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  LAKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...
  MECOSTA COUNTY IN CENTRAL MICHIGAN...
  MONTCALM COUNTY IN CENTRAL MICHIGAN...
  NEWAYGO COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 347 PM EDT...RADAR SHOWED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
  WITH HEAVY RAIN FROM NEAR WHITE CLOUD TO HOWARD CITY THROUGH
  LAKEVIEW WERE PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS.  LOCALLY
  IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
  COULD ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.  ANOTHER THUNDERSTORM WITH
  HEAVY RAIN WAS UP NEAR IRONS.  THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...BALDWIN...BIG RAPIDS...GREENVILLE...HOWARD CITY...
  NEWAYGO...BARRYTON...BITELY...EDMORE...FREMONT...IRONS...LUTHER...
  MECOSTA...MORLEY...STANTON...WHITE CLOUD...AETNA...AMSDEN...BIG
  PRAIRIE...BISHOP...CANADIAN LAKES...CROTON HEIGHTS...GOWEN...KINGS
  CORNER...LILLEY...LITTLE MANISTEE...MAPLE HILL...MARTINY LAKE...
  MILLBROOK...OXBOW AND PEACOCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO MINOR FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 4416 8556 4381 8556 4381 8509 4347 8509
      4346 8484 4312 8484 4312 8531 4330 8532
      4329 8604 4417 8604

$$

MJS







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