Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1120 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  PINE RIVER AT ALMA AFFECTING GRATIOT COUNTY

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

  MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
  FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
  WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL AFFECTING MUSKEGON COUNTY

.A COLD FRONT WILL BRING POTENTIAL FOR A LITTLE LIGHT RAIN MAINLY FOR
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL UNDERGO A
MODERATING TREND THIS WEEKEND WITH THE NEXT GOOD CHANCE FOR RAIN
LIKELY NOT COMING UNTIL MONDAY.  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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


&&

MIC037-181720-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-140422T0000Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1120 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.
* AT 10 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 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 4298 8493 4308 8468 4310 8457 4317 8456
      4314 8471 4302 8495

$$

MIC067-181720-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-140422T0000Z/
/SMYM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1120 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.
* AT 10 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 6.2 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 8527 4306 8530 4298 8541 4296 8534
      4296 8528 4308 8520

$$

MIC121-181720-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-140421T0600Z/
/WHTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1120 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 5.7 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF SEVERAL COTTAGES...
  CANOE LIVERIES...AND FARMLAND ALONG THE RIVER

&&

LAT...LON 4338 8633 4346 8613 4354 8601 4360 8607
      4352 8618 4344 8638

$$

MIC057-171550-
/O.CAN.KGRR.FL.Y.0056.000000T0000Z-140417T1800Z/
/ALMM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1120 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE PINE RIVER AT ALMA.
* AT 10 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS ESTIMATED TO BE 6.9 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL

&&

LAT...LON 4329 8474 4336 8463 4347 8452 4347 8459
      4340 8469 4334 8476

$$



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