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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1035 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following rivers in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Lowell affecting Kent County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
  Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Dry weather is expected through Tuesday and through part of
Wednesday, which will allow rivers to continue receding. Rain chances
will return Wednesday into Thursday and Saturday into Sunday, with
totals by next Monday potentially exceeding two inches in a number of
river basins. As rivers are still running higher than normal for the
time of year, they will be prone to minor flooding once again if
heavy rain materializes. The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 24 hour precipitation only.

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.

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1035 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until late Saturday night.
* at 09 AM Monday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to around 15.5 feet by
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet...Expect extensive lowland overflow to occur.

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LAT...LON 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521


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