Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1050 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
  Little Muskegon River Above Morley affecting Mecosta County

.The crest due to recent rains is moving down river and will surpass
flood stage overnight. Levels will quickly fall back below
flood stage tomorrow night. No heavy rain is expected through
midweek, so rivers should have an opportunity to fall toward normal
levels. 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

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MIC123-250450-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-170625T1200Z/
/CROM4.1.ER.170624T0232Z.170624T1200Z.170625T0000Z.NO/
1050 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Muskegon River Near Croton.
* until Sunday morning.
* at  9:30 PM Friday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will rise above flood stage by Saturday
  morning and crest at 9.5 feet around 9 AM Saturday. the river will
  fall below flood stage by Sturday evening.
* Impact, at 9.5 feet...Flood water begins surrounding cottages and
  homes downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Leisure
  Land subdivision in Bridgeton Township and Sycamore Flats in
  Ashland Township impacting 17 properties.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 10.0 feet
  on Apr 1 2016.

&&

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

$$

MIC107-250449-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-170626T1200Z/
/MORM4.1.ER.170624T0323Z.170624T1200Z.170625T0000Z.NO/
1050 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Little Muskegon River Above Morley.
* until Monday morning.
* at  8:15 PM Friday the stage was 5.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise to
  near 6.7 feet by tomorrow morning. the river will fall below flood
  stage by tomorrow evening.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Widespread minor flooding of low lying areas
  with homes isolated by high water.

&&

LAT...LON 4352 8544 4354 8537 4350 8529 4347 8534
      4347 8544

$$

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