Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1150 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

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

  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County

.Rivers are forecast to rise again following a half inch to possibly
one inch of rainfall on Monday. Warmer weather later in the week will
lead to ice melt which could break up any ice jams. Nuisance low-land
flooding is currently expected on these rivers. The following
forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 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 station for further
information.

&&

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1150 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until further notice.
* At 10 AM Monday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 17.0 feet by Friday
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet...Water surrounds automobile building at Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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


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1150 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Grand Rapids
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Monday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 14.2 feet by early Monday
  morning.
* Impact, at 14.0 feet...Expect minor flooding to occur in low lying
  areas upstream and downstream of Grand Rapids, especially in the
  areas of North Park and Comstock Park.

&&

LAT...LON 4291 8589 4288 8574 4297 8563 4298 8572
      4295 8578 4297 8583

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1150 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until late Thursday night.
* Current observed data is not available. The estimated stage is
  5.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.1 feet Tuesday evening.
* 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

$$

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1150 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* until further notice.
* At 10 AM Monday the stage was 5.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.9 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and
  along the river between Dewitt and Eagle. Flooding occurs in
  Riverside Park in Dewitt and Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta.

&&

LAT...LON 4283 8489 4279 8474 4281 8455 4287 8455
      4286 8474 4290 8489

$$

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1150 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Monday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.8 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8493 4308 8468 4310 8457 4317 8456
      4314 8471 4302 8495

$$

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1150 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Monday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.2 feet by Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of Tyden Park in
  Hastings, and homes upstream and downstream of Hastings.

&&

LAT...LON 4268 8550 4259 8523 4260 8516 4266 8517
      4265 8524 4273 8541

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