Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
926 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

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

  GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY

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

  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY

.BOTH THE GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AND THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE
RAPIDS HAVE EXCEEDED THEIR BANKS. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY TUESDAY. A
QUARTER TO HALF INCH OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. 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.


&&

MIC067-090326-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-140712T0000Z/
/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
926 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE GRAND RIVER AT IONIA
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.
* AT 08 PM MONDAY THE STAGE HAD RISEN TO 14.0 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 15.0 FEET BY EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...HIGH WATER AFFECTS NORTH DRIVE ON IONIA
  FAIRGROUNDS

&&

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


$$

MIC037-090326-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-140714T0600Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
926 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS
* UNTIL MONDAY JULY 14.
* AT 09 PM MONDAY THE STAGE HAD RISEN TO 7.4 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 7.7 FEET BY TOMORROW
  EVENING.
* 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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