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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1057 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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

  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola County
  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County
  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Little Muskegon River Above Morley affecting Mecosta County

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County

.The heaviest of the rainfall is now over for the area with this
event. Additional rainfall is expected at times through Tuesday.
Additional amounts will generally be under half an inch. Some
locally higher amounts will be possible.

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.

&&

MIC081-020456-
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/LWLM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1057 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Lowell
* until further notice.
* at 08 AM Sunday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.1 feet by Thursday
  morning.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect flooding of low
  lying areas adjacent to the banks.

&&

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

$$



Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1057 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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

  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola County
  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County
  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Little Muskegon River Above Morley affecting Mecosta County

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County

.The heaviest of the rainfall is now over for the area with this
event. Additional rainfall is expected at times through Tuesday.
Additional amounts will generally be under half an inch. Some
locally higher amounts will be possible.

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.

&&

MIC081-020456-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-170504T0600Z/
/ROCM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1057 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Rogue River Below Rockford
* until late Wednesday night.
* at 10 PM Sunday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.3 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

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

$$



Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1057 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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

  Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola County
  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County
  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County
  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Little Muskegon River Above Morley affecting Mecosta County

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
advisory for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County

.The heaviest of the rainfall is now over for the area with this
event. Additional rainfall is expected at times through Tuesday.
Additional amounts will generally be under half an inch. Some
locally higher amounts will be possible.

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.

&&

MIC081-020456-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.Y.0118.170501T0257Z-170506T1800Z/
/CMPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1057 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  the Grand River Near Comstock Park.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* at 06 PM Sunday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.1 feet by Wednesday early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 11.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

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

$$



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
941 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

MIZ043>046-050>052-056>059-064>066-071-072-010945-
/O.CON.KGRR.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-170501T1200Z/
/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
941 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT MONDAY...

The Flood Watch continues 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.

* Until 8 AM EDT Monday

* Periods of rain with embedded thunderstorms will continue
  tonight. Many areas have already seen 1 to 2 inches of rain.
  Around another 1 inch of rain is possible tonight bringing storm
  total rainfalls of 2 to 3 inches. Locally higher amounts cannot
  be ruled out where thunderstorms persist.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
412 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-010800-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
412 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

The threat of flooding from periods of heavy rainfall continues.

There is also the threat of scattered thunderstorms.  Some may
produce small hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

The threat for flooding near some area rivers will continue through
the week.

There is the threat for patchy frost Thursday morning.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected through this coming week.

$$



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