Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1030 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...The Flood Advisory is canceled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Muskegon River At Newaygo affecting Newaygo 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
  Muskegon River At Evart affecting Osceola County

.Dry weather is expected today...with a chance of precipitation tonight
and Friday.  Precipitation amounts will remain light...and no impact on
river stages is expected. Additional rainfall will occur during the
middle and end of next week...which could affect river stages.  The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

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.

&&

MIC067-271630-
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/IONM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1030 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Saturday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Thursday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall slowly.
* Impact, at 13.5 feet...River is bankfull. Minor overflow begins in
  low lying areas along the river near and across from the Ionia
  Fairground.

&&

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


$$

MIC037-271629-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-180501T0300Z/
/EAGM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1030 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Looking Glass River Near Eagle
* until Monday evening.
* at 09 AM Thursday 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 slowly.
* 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

$$

MIC037-271629-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-180429T0300Z/
/MRPM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1030 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until Saturday evening.
* at 10 AM Thursday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall slowly.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

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

$$

MIC133-271629-
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/EVRM4.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1030 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Muskegon River At Evart
* until Friday evening.
* at 09 AM Thursday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall slowly.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull.

&&

LAT...LON 4390 8537 4395 8527 4398 8515 4391 8515
      4387 8523 4384 8532

$$

MIC123-261500-
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/NEWM4.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1030 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  the Muskegon River At Newaygo.
* at 09 AM Thursday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall slowly.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...River is bankfull.  River begins to exceed
  its banks and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4336 8594 4335 8593 4337 8585 4341 8578
      4343 8578 4343 8581

$$

MWS


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