Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLUS43 KGRR 190831

National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
331 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
331 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

An increasing risk for flooding exists later this afternoon into
tonight. Showers will be on the increase with even a few
thunderstorms. The rain will become heavy at times...especially
tonight...which could lead to flooding. Severe weather is not

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

The flood potential will remain high into Wednesday as several
rounds of heavy rain are forecasted. Local ice jams may occur. High
water levels are forecasted on the area rivers through the end of
the week as the water routes its way downstream into Lake
Michigan. Several additional storm systems are possible Friday and
again on Sunday which could lead to additional precipitation.

A few thunderstorms will be possible into Tuesday evening. Any
stronger storm could contain gusty winds.

Wind gusts may top 40 mph mainly Tuesday afternoon or evening.
This could lead to scattered power outages.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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