Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1130 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County

.Roughly an inch of rain fell Monday and Monday night, and this
water will run off into an already swollen Looking Glass River.
Minor flooding near Eagle and Dewitt is possible by Tuesday night.
The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 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 station for further
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

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/EAGM4.1.ER.170118T0000Z.170118T0600Z.170120T1200Z.NO/
1130 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle.
* From this evening to Friday evening.
* At 10:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will rise above flood stage by this evening
  and continue to rise to near 7.2 feet by after midnight tonight.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Friday morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and
  along the river between Dewitt and Eagle. Flooding occurs in
  Riverside Park in Dewitt and Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 7.1 feet
  on Jun 20 2009.

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

$$

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