Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1043 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

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

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.After drizzle ends today, no precipitation is expected through the
weekend. The half inch to over an inch that fell yesterday into
today will lead to rises on area rivers. However, only minor
flooding should occur. 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.

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1043 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.2 feet by tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
  Fairgrounds.

&&

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

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