Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1157 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...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...

  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County

.The Pine and Chippewa Rivers continue to fall at a steady pace.
The Pine River has dropped below advisory, while the Chippewa River
may drop below advisory levels later this afternoon or evening.

Rainfall is still expected to enter the region tonight. Basin
averages should remain manageable for rivers to handle. The
exception will be localized areas of heavier rainfall, which should
only have any real impact on low lying areas with poor drainage.
Little impact is expected to both rivers, if forecast amounts fall.
Rivers should continue to improve through Thursday, before the next
round of rainfall enters Lower Michigan on Friday. Friday`s event
will require monitoring with high ground moisture and sensitivity to
an prolonged periods of heavier rain.

The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 hour


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


1157 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant
* until Sunday morning.
* at 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected to continue to fall.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of
  low lying areas adjacent to the river including portions of the
  Mount Pleasant Country Club Golf Course.


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


1157 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Pine River At Alma.
* at 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to 6.4 feet by tomorrow
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull.


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



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