Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1028 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following river in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County

.River ice continues to restrict waterflow and recent rainfall is
causing the river level to rise several inches. Ice will slowly melt
in warmer temperatures this week. If and when ice breakup occurs, the
river level should drop quickly. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

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/RBNM4.1.MC.170112T2240Z.170119T0000Z.170120T1800Z.NO/
1028 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River At Robinson Township.
* until Friday afternoon.
* at  8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.3 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 13.7 feet by this
  evening. The river may fall below flood stage by Friday afternoon.
* Impact, at 13.7 feet...Two houses in the Vanlopik subdivision begin
  to be surrounded by water.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 14.2 feet
  on Jan 16 2016.

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LAT...LON 4300 8610 4297 8595 4291 8589 4297 8583
      4304 8591 4307 8610

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