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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
403 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

MIZ043>046-050>052-056>059-064>066-071-072-290415-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-
Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-
Including the cities of Hart, Fremont, Big Rapids,
Mount Pleasant, Muskegon, Greenville, Alma, Grand Haven, Jenison,
Grand Rapids, Ionia, St. Johns, Holland, Hastings, Charlotte,
South Haven, and Kalamazoo
403 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Michigan, south central
  Michigan, southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan,
  including the following areas, in central Michigan, Gratiot,
  Isabella, Mecosta, and Montcalm. In south central Michigan,
  Clinton, Eaton, and Ionia. In southwest Michigan, Allegan,
  Barry, Kalamazoo, Kent, Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central
  Michigan, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From Saturday afternoon through Monday morning

* Periods of rain Saturday afternoon through Monday morning could
  result in rainfall totals of 2-4 inches. Locally higher amounts
  cannot be ruled out in or near thunderstorm development.

* Low lying areas prone to flooding may accumulate standing water
  as steadier rain falls late Saturday through early Monday. Low
  lying farm land and roadways could become flooded for a period
  of time into early next week. Drivers are reminded not to drive
  over flooded roadways as water depth and road conditions under
  water are unknown.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather Preparedness Information is available on line at
www.ready.gov/floods.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
345 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-290745-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
345 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A strong spring storm system will head toward the Great Lakes over
the weekend. This will bring the rain with embedded thunderstorms
into the area by Saturday night. The rain and embedded
thunderstorms will continue into Monday morning. By then most
areas of Southwest Michigan should expect between 1 and 3 inches
of rain. Some areas may see more than 3 inches of rain. This will
result in localized flooding of flood prone area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected.

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