Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
933 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

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

  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa COUNTY

.Ice continues to restrict the flow of the Grand River in Robinson
Township. While ice may melt later this week, rain will keep river
levels in minor flood stage. The river could drop below flood stage
later this week when ice melt or breakup occurs. 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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MIC139-180433-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RBNM4.1.MC.170112T2240Z.170121T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
933 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River At Robinson Township.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at  8:12 PM Monday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.3 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 13.8 feet by
  Saturday morning.
* 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.

&&

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

$$

MIC077-180432-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0004.170118T0000Z-170119T1800Z/
/VCKM4.1.ER.170118T0000Z.170118T0000Z.170118T1800Z.UU/
933 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 5.0 feet
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...Expect overflows into wooded areas and
  farmland adjacent to the river
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 5.0 feet
  on Apr 20 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4208 8547 4211 8544 4216 8544 4215 8548
      4211 8553 4208 8552

$$



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