Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola County
  Little Muskegon River Above Morley affecting Mecosta County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.River forecasts are based on a 36 hour precipitation forecast valid
through Monday morning, which is around 1.5 to 3 inches for much of
the area. A possibility exists for higher rainfall totals across a
narrow region which may affect these crest forecasts. Stay tuned to
the latest forecasts as the rainfall event unfolds.

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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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until further notice.
* at 09 PM Saturday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected rise to around 19.1 feet by early
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet...Water surrounds automobile building at Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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


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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River At Lowell.
* until further notice.
* at 08 AM Saturday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected to rise to around 13.3 feet by
  early Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of commercial
  buildings.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
      4289 8534 4289 8548

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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until further notice.
* at 10 PM Saturday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected to rise to around 8.9 feet by
  Wednesday.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

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

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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Muskegon River At Evart.
* until further notice.
* at 10 PM Saturday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river could rise to around 11.8 feet by Wednesday
  if rain totals over 2.5 inches occur on Sunday.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet...Expect significant flooding in the area of
  M66 and 9 mile, impacting homes in the Jefferies, Doc and Tom, and
  Wildlife Shores subdivisions. Minor flooding of homes in low lying
  areas along Timberlane Drive, and River Road between 80th Avenue
  and M66 also occurs. High water levels also begin to impact the
  Evart Water Treatment Plant.

&&

LAT...LON 4390 8537 4395 8527 4398 8515 4391 8515
      4387 8523 4384 8532

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MIC065-010502-
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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt.
* until Friday afternoon.
* This flood advisory replaces the flood watch that was previously
  in effect.
* at 10 PM Saturday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected to rise to near 7.9 feet by
  Monday morning, but could exceed 8.0 feet if rain totals surpass
  expectations on Sunday.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas
  adjacent to the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
  sections of East Mt. Hope Road.

&&

LAT...LON 4271 8451 4268 8449 4264 8445 4264 8451
      4268 8455 4271 8455

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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Thornapple River Above Hastings.
* until further notice.
* at 10 PM Saturday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected to rise to near 6.7 feet by
  Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of Tyden Park in
  Hastings, and homes upstream and downstream of Hastings.

&&

LAT...LON 4273 8541 4265 8524 4266 8517 4260 8516
      4259 8523 4268 8550

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MIC107-010502-
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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Little Muskegon River Above Morley.
* until late Wednesday night.
* Current observed data was not available. The river level was
  estimated to be around 2.6 feet Saturday evening.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected to rise to near 5.4 feet early
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Widespread minor flooding of low lying
  areas occurs with homes isolated by high water.

&&

LAT...LON 4352 8544 4354 8537 4350 8529 4347 8534
      4347 8544

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1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant.
* until Sunday May 07.
* at 10 PM Saturday the stage was 3.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river may to rise to near 7.9 feet by Monday
  evening, in response to heavy rain potentially exceeding 2.5
  inches on Sunday.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of the Golf Course,
  Island Park and Nelson Park in western Mt. Pleasant.

&&

LAT...LON 4362 8485 4367 8475 4366 8461 4358 8461
      4360 8472 4356 8480

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