Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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WGUS83 KGRR 111333

833 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

 ...The flood advisory is cancelled and upgraded to a flood warning
for the following river in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent COUNTY

.Recent rainfall combined with snowmelt and ice jams at some
locations are increasing the water levels on the area rivers. No
significant flooding is expected to occur at this time. Additional
snowmelt and rainfall over the next 48 hours, combined with the
continued ice jams could cause additional flooding.


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


833 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Grand River Near Comstock Park
  and has been upgraded to a flood warning.
* at 08 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by this
  evening.  Flood Advisory is cancelled for this location and
  replaced by a Flood Warning.  Please refer to the Flood Warning and
  any follow up statements for further information.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes along
  Abrigador Trail.


LAT...LON 4297 8563 4303 8562 4302 8559 4309 8557
      4308 8570 4298 8572



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