Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1023 PM EDT TUE AUG 16 2016

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.Additional precipitation from scattered thunderstorms should
be negligible. The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 24 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Even 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock
you off your feet... and a depth of 2 feet will float your car.
Never try to walk... swim... or drive through such swift water.  If
you come upon flood waters... stop... turn around and go another way.


This warning will be in effect until the river falls below its flood
stage.

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

&&

MIC065-180423-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160818T0600Z/
/HHTM4.1.ER.160817T0600Z.160817T0600Z.160817T0600Z.NO/
1023 PM EDT TUE AUG 16 2016

The flood warning continues for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At  9:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river is expected to rise to near flood stage after
  midnight tonight.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 8.0 feet
  on Feb 19 1981.

&&

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

$$

MIC077-180423-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160818T1630Z/
/VCKM4.1.ER.160815T2150Z.160817T1200Z.160818T0400Z.UU/
1023 PM EDT TUE AUG 16 2016

The flood warning continues for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  5:20 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 6.0 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor basement flooding of several
  homes built adjacent to the river
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 5.8 feet
  on Jun 2 1989.

&&

LAT...LON 4208 8547 4211 8544 4216 8544 4215 8548
      4211 8553 4208 8552

$$

tjt



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