Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
923 AM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  PINE RIVER AT ALMA AFFECTING GRATIOT COUNTY

.EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVERNIGHT HAS CAUSED THE PINE RIVER TO SURGE.
THE RIVER WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD TODAY AND RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES
ALONG THE RIVER NEED TO MONITOR CONDITIONS CLOSELY. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR HOMEPAGE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRR.

&&

MIC057-081523-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0018.140707T1642Z-140709T0600Z/
/ALMM4.1.ER.140707T1642Z.140708T0000Z.140708T1800Z.NO/
923 AM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE PINE RIVER AT ALMA.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
* AT  8:36 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 8.2 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT SOME FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.2 FEET
  ON MAR 13 2006.

&&

LAT...LON 4329 8474 4336 8463 4347 8452 4347 8459
      4340 8469 4334 8476

$$




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