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Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
623 AM EST TUE FEB 20 2018

MIC005-015-025-037-045-065-067-075-077-081-139-159-221115-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FA.W.0001.180220T1123Z-180222T1115Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Calhoun MI-Allegan MI-Van Buren MI-Jackson MI-Kent MI-Ottawa MI-
Ingham MI-Ionia MI-Barry MI-Clinton MI-Kalamazoo MI-Eaton MI-
623 AM EST TUE FEB 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Calhoun County in south central Michigan...
  Allegan County in southwestern Michigan...
  Van Buren County in southwestern Michigan...
  Jackson County in south central Michigan...
  Kent County in southwestern Michigan...
  Ottawa County in southwestern Michigan...
  Ingham County in south central Michigan...
  Ionia County in south central Michigan...
  Barry County in southwestern Michigan...
  Clinton County in south central Michigan...
  Kalamazoo County in southwestern Michigan...
  Eaton County in south central Michigan...

* Until 615 AM EST Thursday

* At 609 AM EST, Doppler radar indicated bands of showers and
  thunderstorms producing heavy rain around the warning area. Up to
  two inches of rain has already fallen...mainly around
  Bloomingdale...Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.  Streams were
  reportedly rising rapidly in these regions.  Noticeable rises were
  occurring on the Macatawa River in Zeeland...Rabbit River near
  Hopkins and also the Black River near Bangor

* Another two to potentially 3 inches of rain is expected through
  tonight.  Rainfall rates may locally top a half inch per hour in
  the heaviest bands.  Thu...flooding conditions are expected to
  worsen into tonight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Portage, Jackson, Holland, Ionia,
  Grand Haven, Charlotte, Albion, Mason, St. Johns, Hastings,
  Marshall, Belding, Eaton Rapids, Allegan, South Haven, Portland and
  Plainwell.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 4207 8622 4224 8622 4224 8636 4245 8626
      4271 8621 4295 8622 4312 8627 4312 8591
      4321 8591 4321 8579 4329 8579 4329 8531
      4312 8531 4312 8437 4278 8436 4277 8416
      4207 8413

$$

MJS




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
505 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-211015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
505 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The flood potential will remain high through tonight as several
rounds of heavy rain are forecasted. Local ice jams may occur.

A few thunderstorms will be possible into Tuesday evening. Any
stronger storm could contain gusty winds.

Fog could be locally dense.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

High water levels are forecasted on the area rivers through the
end of the week as the water routes its way downstream into Lake
Michigan. Several additional storm systems are possible Thursday
Night into Friday and again on Sunday which could lead to
additional precipitation.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

  Grand River At Jackson affecting Jackson County
  Grand River At Eaton Rapids affecting Eaton County
  Grand River At Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Grand River At Portland affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Ada affecting Kent County
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River At East Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
  St Joseph River At Burlington affecting Calhoun County

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

  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.The current weather is dominated by low pressure moving along a stalled front. This will produce rainfall amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

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

&&

MIC081-210433-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0002.180222T0300Z-000000T0000Z/
/CMPM4.3.MC.180222T0300Z.180225T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River Near Comstock Park.
* from Wednesday evening until further notice.
* at  6:15 PM Monday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Wednesday before midnight and
  continue to rise to near 16.8 feet by Saturday evening. additional
  rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Major flooding on homes along Abrigador
  Trail, Willow Drive, Riverbank Street and Konkle Drive. In Comstock
  Park and Plainfield Township approximatley 100 homes affected by
  flooding.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 16.6 feet
  on May 27 2004.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8572 4308 8570 4309 8557 4302 8559
      4303 8562 4297 8563

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

  Grand River At Jackson affecting Jackson County
  Grand River At Eaton Rapids affecting Eaton County
  Grand River At Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Grand River At Portland affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Ada affecting Kent County
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River At East Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
  St Joseph River At Burlington affecting Calhoun County

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

  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.The current weather is dominated by low pressure moving along a stalled front. This will produce rainfall amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

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

&&

MIC081-210433-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0012.180223T0651Z-000000T0000Z/
/LWLM4.1.MC.180223T0651Z.180225T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River At Lowell.
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to reach a crest of 17.6
  feet Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet...Expect moderate flooding of commercial
  buildings.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.2 feet
  on May 26 2004.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
      4289 8534 4289 8548

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

  Grand River At Jackson affecting Jackson County
  Grand River At Eaton Rapids affecting Eaton County
  Grand River At Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Grand River At Portland affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Ada affecting Kent County
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River At East Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
  St Joseph River At Burlington affecting Calhoun County

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

  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.The current weather is dominated by low pressure moving along a stalled front. This will produce rainfall amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

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

&&

MIC081-210433-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0013.180223T1800Z-000000T0000Z/
/ADAM4.1.MC.180223T1800Z.180225T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River At Ada.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* at  8:00 PM Monday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Friday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 21.7 feet by Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 21.6 feet...500 parking spaces in the Alticor Inc.
  parking lot are inundated and one gate into the Alticor Inc.
  complex is closed due to the high water. Ada River Walk near
  Covered Bridge and Leonard Field Ball Park in Ada flooded.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 21.6 feet
  on May 26 2004.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8557 4302 8559 4309 8557 4302 8548
      4298 8541 4289 8548

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

  Grand River At Jackson affecting Jackson County
  Grand River At Eaton Rapids affecting Eaton County
  Grand River At Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Grand River At Portland affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Ada affecting Kent County
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River At East Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
  St Joseph River At Burlington affecting Calhoun County

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

  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.The current weather is dominated by low pressure moving along a stalled front. This will produce rainfall amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

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

&&

MIC081-210433-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0014.180223T2136Z-000000T0000Z/
/GDRM4.1.MC.180223T2136Z.180225T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Grand River At Grand Rapids.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* at  9:00 PM Monday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 19.9 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact, at 19.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of basements in low
  lying areas in Grand Rapids. Moderate flooding of homes and
  structures occurs upstream at Comstock Park and downstream in
  Robinson Township.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 19.5 feet
  on May 27 2004.

&&

LAT...LON 4297 8583 4295 8578 4298 8572 4297 8563
      4288 8574 4291 8589

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

  Grand River At Jackson affecting Jackson County
  Grand River At Eaton Rapids affecting Eaton County
  Grand River At Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Grand River At Portland affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Ada affecting Kent County
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River At East Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
  St Joseph River At Burlington affecting Calhoun County

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

  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.The current weather is dominated by low pressure moving along a stalled front. This will produce rainfall amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

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

&&

MIC081-210433-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0016.180222T0112Z-180226T0300Z/
/CLDM4.1.MC.180222T0112Z.180223T0600Z.180225T1500Z.NO/
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Thornapple River Near Caledonia.
* from Wednesday evening to Sunday evening.
* at  8:30 PM Monday the stage was 4.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue
  to rise to near 11.2 feet by early Friday morning. the river will
  fall below flood stage by late Sunday morning.
* Impact, at 11.0 feet...High water begins to impact home on island
  below Cascade Dam.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 11.7 feet
  on Apr 19 2013.

&&

LAT...LON 4293 8544 4273 8544 4273 8541 4268 8550
      4273 8551 4298 8552

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

  Grand River At Jackson affecting Jackson County
  Grand River At Eaton Rapids affecting Eaton County
  Grand River At Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Grand River At Portland affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Ada affecting Kent County
  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
  Grand River At Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River At East Lansing affecting Ingham County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Thornapple River Near Caledonia affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
  St Joseph River At Burlington affecting Calhoun County

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

  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County

.The current weather is dominated by low pressure moving along a stalled front. This will produce rainfall amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

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

&&

MIC081-210433-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0017.180222T0000Z-180223T0000Z/
/ROCM4.1.MC.180222T0000Z.180222T0600Z.180222T1200Z.NO/
934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Rogue River Below Rockford.
* from Wednesday evening to Thursday evening.
* at  9:00 PM Monday the stage was 4.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue
  to rise to near 8.1 feet by early Thursday morning. the river will
  fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of homes upstream of
  Rockford.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 7.8 feet
  on Apr 29 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4306 8562 4310 8562 4313 8559 4313 8551
      4309 8555 4306 8555

$$



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