Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
848 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following river in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.The Vicksburg area received around 1 inch of rainfall from storms
on Saturday, which has resulted in a small increase of the river
level. The Portage River near Vicksburg will likely remain in minor
flood stage for the next few days. The following forecast is based
on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

&&

MIC077-230248-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160825T1200Z/
/VCKM4.1.ER.160815T2150Z.160818T0010Z.160824T1200Z.UU/
848 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until Thursday morning.
* at  1:00 PM Sunday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall below flood stage by
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...Expect overflows into wooded areas and
  farmland adjacent to the river.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 5.0 feet
  on Apr 20 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4208 8547 4211 8544 4216 8544 4215 8548
      4211 8553 4208 8552

$$

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