Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
903 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL AFFECTING MUSKEGON COUNTY

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

  CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT AFFECTING ISABELLA COUNTY
  GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
  FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY

.DRY WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH PART OF THE WEEKEND BEFORE SOME
SHOWERS MOVE BACK IN FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ALTHOUGH
SIGNFICANT AMOUNTS ARE NOT IN THE FORECAST. THE EXTENDED OUTLOOK IS
FOR ADDTIONAL RAIN CHANCES TOWARD THE END OF NEXT WEEK.  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.


&&

MIC067-200303-
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903 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE GRAND RIVER AT IONIA
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 08 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.1 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 13.5 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL. MINOR OVERFLOW BEGINS IN
  LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER NEAR AND ACROSS FROM THE IONIA
  FAIRGROUNDS

&&

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


$$

MIC037-200303-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-140421T1800Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 08 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* 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

$$

MIC067-200303-
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/SMYM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 07 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.8 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 8527 4306 8530 4298 8541 4296 8534
      4296 8528 4308 8520

$$

MIC105-200303-
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/SCTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* AT 08 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.4 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 5.5 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF CAMPGROUNDS LOCATED
  IN SCOTTVILLE RIVERSIDE PARK

&&

LAT...LON 4391 8627 4391 8624 4390 8619 4396 8619
      4397 8624 4396 8632

$$

MIC121-190133-
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/WHTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL.
* AT 08 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.0 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 4.7 FEET BY SUNDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL.  OVERFLOW BEGINS IN LOW
  LYING AREAS

&&

LAT...LON 4338 8633 4346 8613 4354 8601 4360 8607
      4352 8618 4344 8638

$$

MIC073-200303-
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/MPTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
903 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT 08 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.4 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF THE GOLF COURSE...
  ISLAND PARK AND NELSON PARK IN WESTERN MT. PLEASANT

&&

LAT...LON 4356 8480 4360 8472 4358 8461 4366 8461
      4367 8475 4362 8485

$$

EBW




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