Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
923 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

 ...The flood advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Rivers will fall over the next couple days before chances for rain
return Thursday and especially over the weekend. The following
forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 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.

&&

MIC077-251353-
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923 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg
* at 06 PM Monday the stage was 4.99 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will remain near 4.99 feet today.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...Expect overflows into wooded areas and
  farmland adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4208 8552 4211 8553 4215 8548 4216 8544
      4211 8544 4208 8547

$$

MIC067-261522-
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923 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until late Saturday night.
* at 08 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Expect extensive lowland overflow to occur.

&&

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


$$

MIC037-261522-
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923 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 08 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

LAT...LON 4290 8489 4286 8474 4287 8455 4281 8455
      4279 8474 4283 8489

$$

MIC037-261522-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0100.000000T0000Z-170428T1800Z/
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923 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 8495 4314 8471 4317 8456 4310 8457
      4308 8468 4298 8493

$$

Hoving



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