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Areal Flood Warning

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

Expires 6:15 AM EST on February 22, 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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