Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1145 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.One to over two inches of rain has fallen across much of Southern
Lower Michigan and this will lead to some minor flooding. The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 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

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MIC077-021845-
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/VCKM4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170302T0000Z.170303T0600Z.UU/
1145 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until late Friday night.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 5.1 feet
  this evening.
* 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 5.1 feet
  on Apr 1 1949.

&&

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

$$

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