Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
344 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

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KALAMAZOO MI-VAN BUREN MI-
344 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN VAN BUREN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN...
  KALAMAZOO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 341 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN PER HOUR RAINFALL RATES.
  MINOR FLOODING WILL BEGIN WITH PONDING ON ROADS AS WELL AS SOME
  FLOODED INTERSECTIONS AND LOW LYING AREAS. THIS INCLUDES US 131
  FROM KALAMAZOO TO THE ALLEGAN COUNTY LINE IN PARTICULAR.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...KALAMAZOO...PAW PAW...RICHLAND...SCHOOLCRAFT...ALMENA...
  ARMSTRONG CORNERS...COMSTOCK...COOPER...GULL LAKE...HIGHLAND
  PARK...HOWLANDSBURG...MENTHA...MORROW LAKE...NORTHWOOD...
  PAVILION...SCOTTS AND YORKVILLE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4242 8589 4242 8530 4208 8530 4207 8589

$$

HOVING








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