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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
944 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...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
  FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
  WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL AFFECTING MUSKEGON COUNTY

.A COLD FRONT IS CURRENTLY TRACKING ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN...BUT
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.
TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...BUT EXPECTED
CHILLY LOWS FRIDAY NIGHT. 70 DEGREE READINGS ARE LIKELY ON EASTER
SUNDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN MOVES IN ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. RIVER
LEVELS CONTINUE TO FALL. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED
AND FORECAST 24 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


&&

MIC121-190344-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-140421T0600Z/
/WHTM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
944 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
* AT 09 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE HAD FALLEN TO 5.5 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL.  OVERFLOW BEGINS IN LOW
  LYING AREAS

&&

LAT...LON 4338 8633 4346 8613 4354 8601 4360 8607
      4352 8618 4344 8638

$$

EBW






Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
456 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
190900-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-MASON-LAKE-
OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-
GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
456 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG SOME RIVERS... INCLUDING THE
MUSKEGON...PERE MARQUETTE... AND CHIPPEWA RIVERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AS THE FLOOD CRESTS MAKE THEIR WAY
DOWNSTREAM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

OSTUNO





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