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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1235 PM EST Wed Feb 21 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 Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
  Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
  Red Cedar River Above Williamston 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
  Rogue River Below Rockford affecting Kent County
  Kalamazoo River At Comstock affecting Kalamazoo County
  Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond affecting Allegan County
  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
  St Joseph River At Burlington affecting Calhoun County
  White River Above Whitehall affecting Muskegon County
  Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County
  Pine River At Alma affecting Gratiot County

.Widespread heavy rainfall deposited over the area in the last two
days will continue to result in river rises. Runoff continues to
make it into smaller streams and tributaries, which will then makes
its way to larger rivers. Crests across the area are forecast to
occur between Thursday afternoon and into the weekend. River levels
will remain high into early next week with flood conditions expected
over the next several days.

Upcoming rainfall late Thursday into Friday will be light and will
have little or no impact to current levels. Another round of light
rain is expected late Saturday into Sunday, which could slow overall
improvement, but should not lead to additional impacts from current
forecasts. The following forecast is based on observed and forecast
48 hour precipitation.


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

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage


1235 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond.
* from late Thursday night to late Sunday night.
* at 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 17.3 feet by early Saturday morning. the
  river will fall below flood stage by Sunday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 17.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying areas and
  farmland along the river.  Boardwalk along the river and boat
  launch would be flooded.


LAT...LON 4268 8616 4266 8599 4256 8589 4256 8602
      4260 8608 4261 8617


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1156 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018

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-
1156 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018


Rain has ended and no more is expected but flooding continues in the
warned area. Two to four inches of rain with combined snowmelt has
resulted in sharp rises on area rivers, creeks and streams. Many
roads will remain flooded or closed until the water recedes.

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.


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



Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1156 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
1156 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

Flooding will continue in low lying areas and near creeks, streams
and rivers. Some roadways have been closed.  River ice jams could
add to the flooding issues.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

River levels are expected to remain high into the weekend as the
precipitation routes it way down area rivers.

A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain may occur late Thursday night
into Friday.  This may impact the Friday morning commute before it
changes to all rain by noon. Precipitation amount from this system
are expected to be light.

Another system will move through the area Sunday and that will
bring mostly rain but we could see some snow showers behind the
system Sunday night.  This may extend flooding issues.


Spotter activation will not be needed.



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