Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
855 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

  MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY

.THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON HAS FALLEN BELOW MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE. MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE...BUT THE RIVER CONTINUES TO
FALL. MAINLY DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS ON MONDAY. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON
OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR HOMEPAGE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRR.

&&

MIC123-200255-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140423T1200Z/
/CROM4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140416T0500Z.140423T0000Z.NO/
855 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT 7:45 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TUESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...EXPECT MODERATE FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND
  HOMES UPSTREAM OF NEWAYGO ON SALMON RUN AND RUSSELL ROAD IN CROTON
  TOWNSHIP...THE DEVILS HOLE AREA...AND GARDNER DRIVE IN BROOKS
  TOWNSHIP.  EXPECT MODERATE FLOODING OF COTTAGES AND HOMES
  DOWNSTREAM OF NEWAYGO IN THE ANDERSON FLATS AREA...SUGAR BUSH LANE
  AND MAPLE DRIVE...BELL MEADOW DRIVE...AND THE LOWER BRIDGETON
  AREA.  EXPECT WATER TO BE OVER SOUTH RIVER DRIVE IN THE LOWER
  BRIDGETON AREA.  RIVER LANE IMPASSABLE IN THE OLD WOMANS BEND AREA.

* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 10.6 FEET
  ON APR 29 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4328 8604 4338 8578 4342 8562 4346 8570
      4345 8582 4335 8604

$$

EBW





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