Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1023 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Nuisance flooding near the riverbanks at Ionia has ended. A
mostly dry and mild week ahead will allow river levels to continue
falling. The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48
hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message... Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are
forecast to exceed bankfull. If you are in the advisory area, remain
alert to possible flooding or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning. Report observed flooding to local emergency
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio, television, or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

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MIC067-141553-
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/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1023 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Grand River At Ionia.
* at 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to 13.0 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact, at 13.5 feet...River is bankfull. Minor overflow begins in
  low lying areas along the river near and across from the Ionia
  Fairground.

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LAT...LON 4290 8521 4296 8499 4303 8488 4297 8524

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