Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1022 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

.Widespread rainfall has resulted in elevated river levels in Lower
Michigan, which will be impacted by additional rainfall Friday night
into Saturday. Some of the rain could be heavy, leading to
additional rises over the weekend. Though most rivers will remain
within banks, a few sites could reach or exceed bankfull. The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 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.

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1022 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Sycamore Creek At Holt
* until late Monday night.
* At 10 AM Monday the river was estimated to be near 5.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.9 feet Saturday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Flooding begins in low lying areas along the
  creek and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods
  Park.

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

$$

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