Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
920 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

.A large storm system will continue moving through the Great Lakes
Region overnight. A variety of precipitation has been observed
through the evening with most locations changing to rain.
Precipitation totals have exceeded forecast values through portions
of Southwest Lower Michigan with heavier rain running from about
South Haven to Grand Rapids through Mount Pleasant, including
locations to the north and west. Additional rainfall will only add to
these amounts through midnight.

Rainfall is expected to taper off after midnight with conditions
trending quieter through Wednesday morning. Lighter precipitation
amounts, including snow, may move back in by mid-morning Wednesday.
River forecasts may need adjustment in accordance with final realized
totals. 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.


&&

MIC067-040420-
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/IONM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
920 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Tuesday February 09.
* at 08 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.1 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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


$$

MIC065-040420-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-160206T0500Z/
/HHTM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
920 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until late Friday night.
* at 08 PM Tuesday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.0 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.

&&

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

$$

MIC037-040420-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-160210T0000Z/
/MRPM4.N.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
920 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Tuesday February 09.
* at 08 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.9 feet by Friday 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

$$

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