Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
805 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.The Grand River at Ionia remains a little above bankfull, and is
gradually falling. Some fluctuation in water level remains possible
in the next day or so, but the river is expected to fall below
bankfull in the next several days. 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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805 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until late Thursday night.
* at 07 PM Sunday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river may rise to near 14.0 feet by Monday
  evening, but will otherwise continue to gradually 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
  Fairground.

&&

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


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