Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1233 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa COUNTY

.It looks like most locations will see less than a half inch of rain
through tonight with another couple of tenths possible Saturday
night and Sunday. There is a little ice on the rivers, but this
should not cause much in the way of fluctuations. The following
forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message... Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

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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1233 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River At Robinson Township.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* at 11:35 AM Friday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.3 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 13.7 feet by
  Tuesday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact, at 13.7 feet...Two houses in the Vanlopik subdivision begin
  to be surrounded by water.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 14.2 feet
  on Jan 16 2016.

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LAT...LON 4300 8610 4297 8595 4291 8589 4297 8583
      4304 8591 4307 8610

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