Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

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

  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent COUNTY
  Pere Marquette River Near Scottville affecting Mason COUNTY

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia COUNTY
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham COUNTY
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton COUNTY
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton COUNTY
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry COUNTY
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan COUNTY

.No precipitation is expected through the weekend and temperatures
should be mostly below freezing. This should keep the ice on area
rivers steady. Unfortunately, we have high river levels, and
additional minor flooding is possible. Especially with the warmer
temperatures coming this week. Ice in the rivers will also impact
river levels, and could cause levels to rapidly fluctuate. The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 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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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 09 AM Saturday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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

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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Grand Rapids
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* at 10 AM Saturday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 12.0 feet by after midnight
  tonight.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet...River is bankfull upstream and downstream of
  flood walls in Downtown Grand Rapids. Portions of the Kent Trail
  and Indian Mounds Drive flooded in Grandville.

&&

LAT...LON 4291 8589 4288 8574 4297 8563 4298 8572
      4295 8578 4297 8583

$$

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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* at 07 PM Friday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.

&&

LAT...LON 4271 8455 4268 8455 4264 8451 4264 8445
      4268 8449 4271 8451

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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 09 AM Saturday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.0 feet by Thursday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying wooded
  areas.

&&

LAT...LON 4283 8489 4279 8474 4281 8455 4287 8455
      4286 8474 4290 8489

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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 10 AM Saturday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.4 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

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

$$

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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 10 AM Saturday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.2 feet by early Friday
  morning.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of
  low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4268 8550 4259 8523 4260 8516 4266 8517
      4265 8524 4273 8541

$$

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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* at 10 AM Saturday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.3 feet by this afternoon.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...River is bankfull and begins to spill over
  into large swampy areas along the river. Boardwalk along the river
  would become flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4261 8617 4260 8608 4256 8602 4256 8589
      4266 8599 4268 8616

$$

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1048 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* at 10 AM Saturday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will remain near 4.3 feet through this
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 4.0 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow of low lying
  areas adjacent to the river occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 4391 8627 4391 8624 4390 8619 4396 8619
      4397 8624 4396 8632

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