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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:56 AM EST on February 21, 2018

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 26, 2018


... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 100 PM EST Thursday for
Calhoun... Allegan... Van Buren... Jackson... Kent... Ottawa... Ingham...
Ionia... Barry... Clinton... Kalamazoo and Eaton counties...

Rain has ended and no more is expected but flooding continues in the
warned area. Two to four inches of rain with combined snowmelt has
resulted in sharp rises on area rivers, creeks and streams. Many
roads will remain flooded or closed until the water recedes.

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


Meade


1053 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Ionia.
* From Wednesday afternoon to Tuesday February 27.
* At 9:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and continue
to rise to near 23.9 feet by Friday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by Monday before midnight.
* Impact, at 23.0 feet... expect moderate flooding of several roads,
businesses, and residences, in the Ionia area and of structures
located in the Ionia Fairgrounds. Water halfway up windows on
automobile building at Ionia Fairgrounds. Water begins to flood
parking lot of dollar general store, save-a-lot, and the Ionia
Secretary of state office. Homes along Quarry Road begin to flood.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 23.4 feet
on may 25 2004.


Lat... Lon 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521





1053 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Portland.
* From Wednesday morning to late Sunday night.
* At 10:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 12.8 feet by Thursday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Sunday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet... expect minor flooding in the Village of
Lyons and low lying areas adjacent to the river. Two Rivers Park in
Portland flooded.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 12.8 feet
on may 24 2004.


Lat... Lon 4303 8488 4284 8486 4283 8484 4277 8484
      4278 8499 4296 8499




Flood Advisory

Statement as of 12:59 PM EST on February 21, 2018

Expires 2:58 PM EST on February 22, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until further notice.
* At 11 am Wednesday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.4 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet... expect minor flooding of about 30 double r
ranch campground sites and in low lying areas adjacent to the
river.


Lat... Lon 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527




Flood Advisory

Statement as of 12:59 PM EST on February 21, 2018

Expires 2:58 PM EST on February 22, 2018


The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until further notice.
* At 11 am Wednesday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.4 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet... expect minor flooding of about 30 double r
ranch campground sites and in low lying areas adjacent to the
river.


Lat... Lon 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527




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Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Virgin Islands - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia -
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
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