Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
836 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

  LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
  SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY
  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY

.AROUND A HALF TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF RAIN HAD FALLEN
ACROSS SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN AS OF 7 PM CHRISTMAS EVE. A MIX OF
RAIN AND SNOW OR WET SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH MIDNIGHT BEFORE
PRECIPITATION COMES TO AN END ACROSS THE AREA. AN ADDITIONAL TENTH
OF AN INCH OF RAIN/LIQUID EQUIVALENT IS POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT. NO SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED CHRISTMAS DAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. 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.


&&

MIC067-250206-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.Y.0104.000000T0000Z-141229T1800Z/
/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
836 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE GRAND RIVER AT IONIA.
* AT 07 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.5 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 13.2 FEET
  SATURDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.5 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL. MINOR OVERFLOW BEGINS IN
  LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER NEAR AND ACROSS FROM THE IONIA

&&

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


$$

MIC065-260336-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0105.000000T0000Z-141226T1200Z/
/HHTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
836 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 07 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.9 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 6.1 FEET BY AFTERNOON ON
  CHRISTMAS DAY.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE
  CREEK AND AT THE LANSING MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE AND SCOTT WOODS PARK

&&

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

$$

MIC037-260336-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0107.000000T0000Z-141228T0000Z/
/EAGM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
836 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.
* AT 07 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.5 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 5.2 FEET BY FRIDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL

&&

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

$$

MIC037-260336-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-141231T0000Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
836 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.
* AT 08 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.3 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 7.4 FEET BY SUNDAY 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

$$

EBW




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