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Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:57 PM EST on February 18, 2018

Expires 2:57 PM EST on February 19, 2018


The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Grand River near Comstock Park.
* From late Thursday night until further notice.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue
to rise to near 12.4 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet... expect minor flooding of homes along
abrigador trail.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 12.4 feet
on Feb 19 1976.


Lat... Lon 4298 8572 4308 8570 4309 8557 4302 8559
      4303 8562 4297 8563




Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:02 PM EST on February 18, 2018

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Wednesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Michigan, south central
Michigan, southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan,
including the following areas, in central Michigan, Clare,
Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south
central Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and
Jackson. In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo,
Kent, Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake,
Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From Monday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from Monday through Wednesday
morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
ground could cause flooding across the area.

* Mainstem rivers and streams are already high, and will be rising
more and could begin to flood areas around them. Ice jams
resulting from the breakup of ice currently on the rivers will
also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.




118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Thornapple river near Caledonia.
* Until Sunday February 25.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.7 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet... river is bankfull. Expect overflow into low
lying areas along the river.


Lat... Lon 4293 8544 4273 8544 4273 8541 4268 8550
      4273 8551 4298 8552


63



118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Grand River at Grand Rapids.
* Until further notice.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.6 feet by Saturday
evening.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet... expect minor flooding to occur in low lying
areas upstream and downstream of Grand Rapids, especially in the
areas of North Park, Comstock Park, and Robinson township. Some
seepage into basements of businesses in Grand Rapids occurs.


Lat... Lon 4297 8583 4295 8578 4298 8572 4297 8563
      4288 8574 4291 8589




118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Grand River at Lowell.
* Until further notice.
* At 07 am Sunday the stage was estimated at 7.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 13.8 feet Friday evening.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet... expect minor flooding of commercial
buildings.


Lat... Lon 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
      4289 8534 4289 8548




Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:02 PM EST on February 18, 2018

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Wednesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Michigan, south central
Michigan, southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan,
including the following areas, in central Michigan, Clare,
Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south
central Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and
Jackson. In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo,
Kent, Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake,
Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From Monday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from Monday through Wednesday
morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
ground could cause flooding across the area.

* Mainstem rivers and streams are already high, and will be rising
more and could begin to flood areas around them. Ice jams
resulting from the breakup of ice currently on the rivers will
also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.




118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Thornapple river near Caledonia.
* Until Sunday February 25.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.7 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet... river is bankfull. Expect overflow into low
lying areas along the river.


Lat... Lon 4293 8544 4273 8544 4273 8541 4268 8550
      4273 8551 4298 8552


63



118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Grand River at Grand Rapids.
* Until further notice.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 15.6 feet by Saturday
evening.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet... expect minor flooding to occur in low lying
areas upstream and downstream of Grand Rapids, especially in the
areas of North Park, Comstock Park, and Robinson township. Some
seepage into basements of businesses in Grand Rapids occurs.


Lat... Lon 4297 8583 4295 8578 4298 8572 4297 8563
      4288 8574 4291 8589




118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Grand River at Lowell.
* Until further notice.
* At 07 am Sunday the stage was estimated at 7.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 13.8 feet Friday evening.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet... expect minor flooding of commercial
buildings.


Lat... Lon 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
      4289 8534 4289 8548




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Alaska - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Watch , Wind Advisory, Freeze Watch , Freeze Warning, Frost Advisory , Frost Advisory, Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Hard Freeze Watch , Hard Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch
Colorado - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Kansas - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nevada - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Areal Flood Watch
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Areal Flood Watch
Virginia - Hydrologic Statement
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Flood Warning
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning

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