Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
842 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

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

  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County

.Colder temperatures and weak areas of low pressure will be resulting
in periodic episodes of lake effect snow over the next several days.
Minor accumulations are possible tonight and Friday night. No large
impact storm systems are expected at least through the weekend.
Overall precipitation amounts are forecast to be light and are not
expected to lead to any additional rises on area streams and rivers.
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 for further information.


&&

MIC067-060342-
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842 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until late Sunday night.
* at 07 PM Thursday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 14.3 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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


$$

MIC037-060341-
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842 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* at 08 PM Thursday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.9 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

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

$$

MIC067-060341-
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/SMYM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
842 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna
* until late Monday night.
* at 07 PM Thursday the stage was 5.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.6 feet by Saturday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 5.5 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low
  areas adjacent to the river.

&&

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

$$

MIC081-050212-
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/ROCM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
842 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Rogue River Below Rockford.
* at 08 PM Thursday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to 6.0 feet by Saturday
  morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

LAT...LON 4306 8555 4309 8555 4313 8551 4313 8559
      4310 8562 4306 8562

$$

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