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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:49 PM EST on February 18, 2018

Expires 11:48 PM EST on February 19, 2018


The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Grand River at Ionia.
* From late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At 8:45 PM Sunday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 22.5 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact, at 23.0 feet... expect moderate flooding of several roads,
businesses, and residences, in the Ionia area and of structures
located in the Ionia Fairgrounds. Water halfway up windows on
automobile building at Ionia Fairgrounds. Water begins to flood
parking lot of dollar general store, save-a-lot, and the Ionia
Secretary of state office. Homes along Quarry Road begin to flood.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.5 feet
on Mar 16 1982.


Lat... Lon 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521




Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:21 PM EST on February 18, 2018

Expires 5:00 PM EST on February 21, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until further notice.
* At 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.4 feet by early Saturday
morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet... expect minor flooding of about 30 double r
ranch campground sites and in low lying areas adjacent to the
river.


Lat... Lon 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527




1021 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Grand River at Portland.
* Until further notice.
* At 10 PM Sunday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.7 feet by Thursday
morning.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet... expect minor flooding in the Village of
Lyons and low lying areas adjacent to the river. Two Rivers Park in
Portland flooded.


Lat... Lon 4303 8488 4284 8486 4283 8484 4277 8484
      4278 8499 4296 8499




944 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

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

The Flood Watch continues 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.

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.





Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:21 PM EST on February 18, 2018

Expires 5:00 PM EST on February 21, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until further notice.
* At 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.4 feet by early Saturday
morning.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet... expect minor flooding of about 30 double r
ranch campground sites and in low lying areas adjacent to the
river.


Lat... Lon 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527




1021 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Grand River at Portland.
* Until further notice.
* At 10 PM Sunday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 11.7 feet by Thursday
morning.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet... expect minor flooding in the Village of
Lyons and low lying areas adjacent to the river. Two Rivers Park in
Portland flooded.


Lat... Lon 4303 8488 4284 8486 4283 8484 4277 8484
      4278 8499 4296 8499




944 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

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

The Flood Watch continues 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.

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.





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