Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1238 AM EDT SAT MAR 21 2015

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.With very little precipitation expected through Tuesday, rivers
will continue to fall. The Grand River at Ionia has fallen below
bankfull, and the Maple River at Maple Rapids will likely fall
below bankfull Saturday afternoon. 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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1238 AM EDT SAT MAR 21 2015

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* at 11 PM Friday the stage was 13.48 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.

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


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