Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1257 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

  Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County

.Dry conditions are expected Friday and Saturday before additional
chances of rain move in for the second half of the weekend 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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1257 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until this afternoon.
* at 12 AM Friday the stage was 7.0 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

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

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