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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1015 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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

  Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County

.Mostly dry weather is expected through Tuesday and perhaps most of
Wednesday, with rain likely Wednesday night to Thursday and again
over the weekend. The Portage River is at or around flood stage and
is expected to slowly recede over the next few days. The river has
the potential to flood again if heavy rain materializes on Thursday
and this weekend. The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 24 hour precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

&&

MIC077-251615-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-170427T1800Z/
/VCKM4.1.ER.170421T0759Z.170421T1145Z.170426T1800Z.UU/
1015 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Portage River Near Vicksburg.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* The stage was estimated to be around 5.0 feet Monday morning.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to remain near 5.0 feet over the
  next day or two while gradually falling.
* 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

$$

CAS


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.

&&

MIC037-251634-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0102.000000T0000Z-170430T1800Z/
/EAGM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1035 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Monday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to around 5.3 feet by
  Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of low lying wooded
  areas.

&&

LAT...LON 4290 8489 4286 8474 4287 8455 4281 8455
      4279 8474 4283 8489

$$

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.

&&

MIC067-251635-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0095.000000T0000Z-170430T0600Z/
/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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.

&&

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


$$

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.

&&

MIC037-251634-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0100.000000T0000Z-170428T1800Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1035 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Monday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to around 7.5 feet by
  Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and
  a home along County Line Road.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 8495 4314 8471 4317 8456 4310 8457
      4308 8468 4298 8493

$$

CAS


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
230 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017


LEZ142>147-250230-
/O.NEW.KCLE.SC.Y.0039.170424T1830Z-170425T0800Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-
THE LAKE OH-
230 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS...EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WAVES OF 4 FEET OR MORE ARE
EXPECTED OR WIND SPEEDS REACH 21 TO 33 KNOTS WHICH MAY PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT
DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
842 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-251200-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-Chippewa-
Mackinac-Emmet-Cheboygan-Presque Isle-Charlevoix-Leelanau-Antrim-
Otsego-Montmorency-Alpena-Benzie-Grand Traverse-Kalkaska-Crawford-
Oscoda-Alcona-Manistee-Wexford-Missaukee-Roscommon-Ogemaw-Iosco-
Gladwin-Arenac-
842 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northern Lower Michigan...
eastern Upper Michigan...and adjacent nearshore waters of Lake
Michigan...Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Low humidity and gusty southeast winds will result in elevated fire
danger this afternoon and early evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

There is a chance for thunderstorms across northern Michigan
Wednesday through Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

&&

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

MSB/SMD

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