Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1041 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

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

  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.A narrow swath of about 1 inch of precipitation fell near and south
of Lansing on Monday. This water will collect in the Sycamore Creek
and upper Grand River basin. The flood advisories near Holt and
Ionia have been extended to account for this. The flood advisories
near Comstock and New Richmond continue, and river levels there are
slowly receding. 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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1041 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Saturday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will remain near 14.1 feet into Thursday.
* Impact, at 13.5 feet...River is bankfull. Minor overflow begins in
  low lying areas along the river near and across from the Ionia.

&&

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


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1041 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until Thursday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.9 feet by this afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Flooding begins in low lying areas along the
  creek and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods
  Park.

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LAT...LON 4271 8455 4268 8455 4264 8451 4264 8445
      4268 8449 4271 8451

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1041 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Kalamazoo River At Comstock
* until Friday morning.
* at 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding in park in Comstock.

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LAT...LON 4242 8565 4226 8558 4224 8549 4231 8549
      4242 8554

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1041 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond
* until late tonight.
* at 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will slowly fall below bankfull stage.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...River is bankfull and begins to spill over
  into large swampy areas along the river.

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LAT...LON 4261 8617 4260 8608 4256 8602 4256 8589
      4266 8599 4268 8616

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