Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
829 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY.
THIS WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS GENERALLY ONE
QUARTER OF AN INCH OR LESS. THE EXTENDED OUTLOOK IS FOR DRY
CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN MOVES
IN LATE THURSDAY. 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.


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829 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.
* AT 07 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.8 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 8.8 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON RIVERVIEW DRIVE IN BRIDGETON TOWNSHIP AND
  PEPPERIDGE IN ASHLAND TOWNSHIP.

&&

LAT...LON 4328 8604 4338 8578 4342 8562 4346 8570
      4345 8582 4335 8604

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