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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 6:23 AM EST on February 20, 2018

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 26, 2018


The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Calhoun County in south central Michigan...
Allegan County in southwestern Michigan...
Van Buren County in southwestern Michigan...
Jackson County in south central Michigan...
Kent County in southwestern Michigan...
Ottawa County in southwestern Michigan...
Ingham County in south central Michigan...
Ionia County in south central Michigan...
Barry County in southwestern Michigan...
Clinton County in south central Michigan...
Kalamazoo County in southwestern Michigan...
Eaton County in south central Michigan...

* until 615 am EST Thursday

* at 609 am EST, Doppler radar indicated bands of showers and
thunderstorms producing heavy rain around the warning area. Up to
two inches of rain has already fallen... mainly around
Bloomingdale... Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. Streams were
reportedly rising rapidly in these regions. Noticeable rises were
occurring on the Macatawa river in Zeeland... rabbit river near
Hopkins and also the Black River near Bangor

* another two to potentially 3 inches of rain is expected through
tonight. Rainfall rates may locally top a half inch per hour in
the heaviest bands. Thu... flooding conditions are expected to
worsen into tonight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Portage, Jackson, Holland, Ionia,
Grand Haven, Charlotte, Albion, Mason, St. Johns, Hastings,
Marshall, Belding, Eaton Rapids, Allegan, South Haven, Portland and
Plainwell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 4207 8622 4224 8622 4224 8636 4245 8626
      4271 8621 4295 8622 4312 8627 4312 8591
      4321 8591 4321 8579 4329 8579 4329 8531
      4312 8531 4312 8437 4278 8436 4277 8416
      4207 8413


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934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Ionia.
* From Thursday morning until further notice.
* At 8:45 PM Monday the stage was 11.8 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 22.9 feet by Friday early afternoon.
* 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.


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





934 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Portland.
* From Thursday evening to Monday February 26.
* At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and continue
to rise to near 12.3 feet by early Saturday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by Sunday early afternoon.
* 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




Flood Advisory

Statement as of 9:47 PM EST on February 19, 2018

Expires 11:46 PM EST on February 20, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until further notice.
* At 08 PM Monday 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 7.3 feet by 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




Flood Advisory

Statement as of 9:47 PM EST on February 19, 2018

Expires 11:46 PM EST on February 20, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until further notice.
* At 08 PM Monday 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 7.3 feet by 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




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