Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1003 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.The runoff from the heavy rainfall event over the weekend is still producing rises on the Kalamazoo River at New Richmond.  The river will crest tonight and fall below flood stage Thursday. Dry weather will
continue through Thursday. The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.


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


1003 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* at 09 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.3 feet by after midnight
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...River is bankfull and begins to spill over
  into large swampy areas along the river. Boardwalk along the river
  would become flooded.


LAT...LON 4268 8616 4266 8599 4256 8589 4256 8602
      4260 8608 4261 8617


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