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Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:02 PM EST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Wednesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Michigan, south central
Michigan, southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan,
including the following areas, in central Michigan, Clare,
Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south
central Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and
Jackson. In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo,
Kent, Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake,
Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From Monday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from Monday through Wednesday
morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
ground could cause flooding across the area.

* Mainstem rivers and streams are already high, and will be rising
more and could begin to flood areas around them. Ice jams
resulting from the breakup of ice currently on the rivers will
also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.




118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Thornapple river above Hastings.
* Until further notice.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 4.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.9 feet by Thursday early
afternoon.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet... expect minor flooding of tyden park in
Hastings, and homes upstream and downstream of Hastings.


Lat... Lon 4273 8541 4265 8524 4266 8517 4260 8516
      4259 8523 4268 8550




Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:02 PM EST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Wednesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Michigan, south central
Michigan, southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan,
including the following areas, in central Michigan, Clare,
Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south
central Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and
Jackson. In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo,
Kent, Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake,
Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From Monday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from Monday through Wednesday
morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
ground could cause flooding across the area.

* Mainstem rivers and streams are already high, and will be rising
more and could begin to flood areas around them. Ice jams
resulting from the breakup of ice currently on the rivers will
also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.




118 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Thornapple river above Hastings.
* Until further notice.
* At 12 PM Sunday the stage was 4.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.9 feet by Thursday early
afternoon.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet... expect minor flooding of tyden park in
Hastings, and homes upstream and downstream of Hastings.


Lat... Lon 4273 8541 4265 8524 4266 8517 4260 8516
      4259 8523 4268 8550