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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
801 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

MIZ039-040-045-046-051-052-057>059-065>067-072>074-230815-
/O.CON.KGRR.FA.A.0005.171023T1800Z-171024T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Osceola-Clare-Mecosta-Isabella-Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-
Clinton-Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Reed City, Clare, Big Rapids,
Mount Pleasant, Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia, St. Johns,
Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek,
and Jackson
801 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Michigan, south central Michigan, and
  southwest Michigan, including the following areas, in central
  Michigan, Clare, Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and
  Osceola. In south central Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton,
  Ingham, Ionia, and Jackson. In southwest Michigan, Barry,
  Kalamazoo, and Kent.

* From Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning

* One to three inches of rain expected. Isolated higher amounts
  approaching 4 to 5 inches possible.

* Much of the watch area recently received significant rain.
  Additional heavy rain would quickly turn to runoff that could
  overwhelm some local drainage systems.

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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