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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1109 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

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

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.River systems in Southern Lower Michigan are running above normal,
while river levels in Central Lower Michigan are around normal.
Tonight through Thursday, unsettled weather will bring up to an inch
of rain. This should keep levels elevated, but not expecting
flooding to result. The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 24 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


1109 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until late Friday night.
* There is no current observed data. At 8:00 AM Monday, the stage
  was estimated at 5.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 5.2 feet
  through this afternoon.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...Expect overflows into wooded areas and
  farmland adjacent to the river.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 5.4 feet
  on Mar 31 2017.


LAT...LON 4208 8552 4211 8553 4215 8548 4216 8544
      4211 8544 4208 8547



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