Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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WGUS83 KGRR 150358

1158 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

  Flat River Near Smyrna affecting Ionia County

.Fair weather is expected for most of the rest of the week, with
the exception of Thursday. Only light rain amounts will be possible
Wednesday night into Thursday. River levels will continue to fall.
The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 hour


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.


1158 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Flat River Near Smyrna
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* at 10 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will remain near 5.5 feet overnight before
  falling below bankfull on Wednesday.
* 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



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