Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1056 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

 ...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND DOWNGRADED TO A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT AFFECTING ISABELLA COUNTY

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

  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY
  MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART AFFECTING OSCEOLA COUNTY
  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY

.DRY WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH PART OF THE WEEKEND BEFORE SOME
SHOWERS MOVE BACK IN FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ALTHOUGH
SIGNFICANT AMOUNTS ARE NOT IN THE FORECAST. THE EXTENDED OUTLOOK IS
FOR ADDTIONAL RAIN CHANCES TOWARD THE END OF NEXT WEEK.  THE
FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR HOMEPAGE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRR.

&&

MIC133-191656-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140422T1800Z/
/EVRM4.3.ER.140413T1800Z.140416T1530Z.140422T0600Z.NR/
1056 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART.
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  9:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 14.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS THE SEWAGE TREATMENT
  PLANT.

&&

LAT...LON 4384 8532 4387 8523 4391 8515 4398 8515
      4395 8527 4390 8537

$$

MIC123-191656-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140423T1800Z/
/CROM4.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140416T0500Z.140423T0600Z.NO/
1056 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  9:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 11.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...EXPECT MODERATE FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND
  HOMES UPSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON SALMON RUN AND RUSSELL ROAD IN CROTON
  TOWNSHIP...THE DEVILS HOLE AREA...AND GARDNER DRIVE IN BROOKS
  TOWNSHIP.  EXPECT MODERATE FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO IN THE ANDERSON FLATS AREA...SUGAR BUSH LANE
  AND MAPLE DRIVE...BELL MEADOW DRIVE...AND THE LOWER BRIDGETON
  AREA.  EXPECT WATER TO BE OVER SOUTH RIVER DRIVE IN THE LOWER
  BRIDGETON AREA.  RIVER LANE IMPASSABLE IN THE OLD WOMANS BEND AREA.

&&

LAT...LON 4328 8604 4338 8578 4342 8562 4346 8570
      4345 8582 4335 8604

$$

MIC105-190600-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140419T0600Z/
/SCTM4.2.ER.140414T1003Z.140416T1345Z.140418T1800Z.NO/
1056 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE.
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 5.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 5.5 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF CAMPGROUNDS LOCATED
  IN SCOTTVILLE RIVERSIDE PARK

&&

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

$$

MIC073-181526-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140419T1500Z/
/MPTM4.1.ER.140414T1355Z.140416T1045Z.140418T1115Z.NO/
1056 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT.
  AND HAS BEEN DOWNGRADED TO A FLOOD ADVISORY.
* AT 10:15 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 7.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 7:15 AM FRIDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 7.0 FEET BY TOMORROW
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF THE GOLF COURSE...
  ISLAND PARK AND NELSON PARK IN WESTERN MT. PLEASANT

&&

LAT...LON 4356 8480 4360 8472 4358 8461 4366 8461
      4367 8475 4362 8485

$$




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