Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County
  Pere Marquette River Near Scottville affecting Mason County

.Dry weather is expected through Wednesday, which will allow rivers
to fall below bankfull over the next day or two. A chance of rain
showers exists for Thursday, but rainfall totals will be rather
limited. 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 for further information.

&&

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1021 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until late Thursday night.
* at 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
  low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4298 8493 4308 8468 4310 8457 4317 8456
      4314 8471 4302 8495

$$

MIC067-151621-
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1021 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna
* until Wednesday evening.
* at 09 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 5.5 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low
  areas adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4312 8527 4306 8530 4298 8541 4296 8534
      4296 8528 4308 8520

$$

MIC105-151621-
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1021 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville
* until Wednesday evening.
* at 10 AM Tuesday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 4.0 feet...River is bankfull. Overflow of low lying
  areas adjacent to the river occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 4391 8627 4391 8624 4390 8619 4396 8619
      4397 8624 4396 8632

$$




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