Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
110 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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NEWAYGO MI-OCEANA MI-
110 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR OCEANA AND NEWAYGO COUNTIES
UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 104 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT
FLOODING WAS STILL OCCURRING THROUGHOUT THE WARNED AREA. MANY
SECONDARY ROADS ARE STILL UNDER WATER. ROADWAY REPAIRS ARE ONGOING.
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS HAVE PEAKED AND ARE BEGINNING A SLOW FALL.
FLOOD WATERS WILL SLOWLY RECEDE AND CONDITIONS WILL NOTICEABLY
IMPROVE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.


SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...NEWAYGO...
PENTWATER...BITELY...FREMONT...SHELBY...WHITE CLOUD...AETNA...BIG
PRAIRIE...BISHOP...COLFAX...CROTON HEIGHTS...LILLEY...OXBOW...ST.
HUBERTS...VOLNEY...WEARE AND WOOSTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM HAS CAUSED FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4374 8647 4382 8644 4381 8556 4330 8557
      4329 8604 4347 8604 4347 8647 4360 8654
      4366 8655

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