Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
927 PM EDT Mon Jun 19 2017

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

  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County

.The river will be cresting by Wednesday from all of the rain that
ell this past weekend. Only light amounts of rain are expected
through Wednesday. Heavier rain will become possible Wednesday
night and last through Thursday night. The following forecast is
based on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

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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927 PM EDT Mon Jun 19 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna
* until late Friday night.
* at 08 PM Monday the stage was 5.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.7 feet by Wednesday
  morning.
* Impact, at 5.5 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low
  areas adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527

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