Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1013 AM EDT THU APR 16 2015

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

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Light rain showers will be progressing through the area today with
few spots receiving anything of the soaking variety. Overall
rainfall amounts should remain relatively light elsewhere as
rainfall comes to an end this afternoon and evening. The extended
outlook is for dry conditions Friday and Saturday before additional
chances of rain move in for the second half of the weekend...which
also extends into next week. 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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1013 AM EDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until late tonight.
* at 09 AM Thursday the stage was 7.2 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

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

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