Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
833 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.Earlier this afternoon, the Portage River near Vicksburg was right
at flood stage. An additional small rise is possible this evening
into tomorrow. The flood warning will continue until it is confirmed
the river has fallen below flood stage. 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 station for further
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

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MIC077-291800-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160829T1800Z/
/VCKM4.1.ER.160815T2150Z.160818T0010Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
833 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until Monday afternoon.
* at  2:00 PM Sunday the stage was 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* 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

$$

EBW



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