Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
129 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.Dry weather will continue into early Wednesday morning. The Portage
River near Vicksburg remains above flood stage, but will continue a
gradual decline. However, heavy rainfall Wednesday into Thursday
could cause additional rises on the Portage River by late this week.
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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/VCKM4.1.ER.160815T2150Z.160818T0010Z.160824T1800Z.UU/
129 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until late Wednesday night.
* at 12:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.2 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
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* 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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EBW



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