Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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WGUS83 KGRR 121608

1108 AM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

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

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Nuisance flooding near the riverbanks at Ionia will continue for
now. A mostly dry and mild week ahead may lead to decreasing river
levels. The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48
hour precipitation.


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


1108 AM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until late Friday night.
* at 10 AM Sunday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 14.3 feet by Tuesday evening.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia


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


1108 AM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids.
* at 10 AM Sunday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will crest below flood stage at 6.9 feet after
  midnight tonight.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the


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



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