Flood Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIC081.GRRFLSGRR.150600

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

GRAND RIVER AT LOWELL AFFECTING KENT COUNTY

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
THORNAPPLE RIVER ABOVE HASTINGS AFFECTING BARRY COUNTY
PORTAGE RIVER NEAR VICKSBURG AFFECTING KALAMAZOO COUNTY
ST JOSEPH RIVER AT BURLINGTON AFFECTING CALHOUN COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY A LOW PREESURE SYSTEM TO THE
SOUTHWEST MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST. LIGHT RAIN WILL BEGIN TONIGHT
WITH RAINFALLL AMOUNTS LESS THAN A QUARTER OF AN INCH.

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.


&&

MIC081-161706-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-110319T0600Z/
/LWLM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1106 AM EDT TUE MAR 15 2011

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
THE GRAND RIVER AT LOWELL
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* AT 08 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.5 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 10.6 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL. EXPECT FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE BANKS

$$
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Flood Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIC081.GRRFLSGRR.015300

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
GRAND RIVER AT LOWELL AFFECTING KENT COUNTY
SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY
LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
THORNAPPLE RIVER ABOVE HASTINGS AFFECTING BARRY COUNTY
PORTAGE RIVER NEAR VICKSBURG AFFECTING KALAMAZOO COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY A HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH
TUESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE AREA LATER IN
THE DAY TUESDAY BRINGING SOME RAIN SHOWERS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS SHOULD
BE LIGHT. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME ON THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY... BUT NO SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. 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.


&&

MIC081-160242-
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-110316T0242Z/
/LWLM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
953 PM EDT MON MAR 14 2011

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
THE GRAND RIVER AT LOWELL
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.
* AT 08 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.6 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 10.7 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY
MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL. EXPECT FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE BANKS

$$
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Flood Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIC081.GRRFLSGRR.144400

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY
LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
THORNAPPLE RIVER ABOVE HASTINGS AFFECTING BARRY COUNTY
PORTAGE RIVER NEAR VICKSBURG AFFECTING KALAMAZOO COUNTY
ST JOSEPH RIVER AT BURLINGTON AFFECTING CALHOUN COUNTY

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

GRAND RIVER AT LOWELL AFFECTING KENT COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY A HIGH PRESSURE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY. NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. WATER RISES ARE DUE TO SNOW
MELT IN THE BASIN.

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.


&&

MIC081-151643-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.Y.0027.110314T1444Z-110316T0242Z/
/LWLM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1044 AM EDT MON MAR 14 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
THE GRAND RIVER AT LOWELL.
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.
* AT 08 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.6 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 10.8 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY
MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL. EXPECT FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE BANKS

$$
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Dense Fog Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRNPWGRR.024500

REED CITY...BIG RAPIDS...GREENVILLE...
GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...KALAMAZOO...
BATTLE CREEK
945 PM EST WED MAR 9 2011

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY.

IMPACTS...

* VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* LIGHT WINDS AND A WARM MOIST AIR MASS RIDING OVER SNOW COVERED
GROUND WILL LEAD TO DENSE FOG.

* WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE SLIGHTLY LATE TONIGHT AND THE
VISIBILITIES SHOULD SLOWLY IMPROVE AFTER 4 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

JK
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Winter Weather Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRWSWGRR.090200

LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...
CLARE...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS
400 AM EST WED MAR 9 2011

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

IMPACTS...

* ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME SLICK THIS MORNING AS A
COMBINATION OF SNOW... SLEET... AND FREEZING RAIN OVERSPREADS
THE AREA.

* ALLOW MORE TRAVEL TIME FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE TO WORK DUE TO
ROADS WHICH WILL BECOME SLICK NEAR TO NORTH OF I-96.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* 2 TO 4 INCHES OF WET SNOW IS ANTICIPATED NEAR TO MAINLY NORTH
OF A LINE FROM BIG RAPIDS TO MT. PLEASANT FROM 6 AM THROUGH 1
PM.

* BETWEEN INTERSTATE 96 AND ROUTE 10 EXPECT MIXED SNOW AND
FREEZING RAIN AROUND THE MORNING COMMUTE TIME BEFORE
PRECIPITATION CHANGES OVER TO PLAIN RAIN LATER IN THE
MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$

LAURENS DUKE
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Winter Weather Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRWSWGRR.025500

LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...
CLARE...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS
955 PM EST TUE MAR 8 2011

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM
EST WEDNESDAY...

IMPACTS...

* ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME SLICK EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
AS A COMBINATION OF SNOW... SLEET... AND FREEZING RAIN
OVERSPREADS THE AREA.

* ALLOW MORE TRAVEL TIME DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE
TO WORK DUE TO ICY ROADS.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* WET SNOW IS EXPECTED BY 4 AM ALONG AND NORTH OR ROUTE 10. THAT
WILL MIX WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN BY MID MORNING.
TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE TO ABOVE FREEZING BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* EXPECT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF WET SNOW BETWEEN 4 AM AND NOON NEAR
AND NORTH OF ROUTE 10... MOSTLY EAST OF BALDWIN.

* BETWEEN INTERSTATE 96 AND ROUTE 10 EXPECT MIXED SNOW AND
FREEZING RAIN AROUND THE MORNING COMMUTE TIME BEFORE
PRECIPITATION CHANGES OVER TO PLAIN RAIN LATER IN THE MORNING.

* WARMING TEMPERATURES WILL CHANGE PRECIPITATION SOUTH OF ROUTE
10 TO RAIN BY LATE MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$

WDM/LAURENS
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Winter Weather Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRWSWGRR.195100

LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...
CLARE...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS
251 PM EST TUE MAR 8 2011

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW... FREEZING RAIN... AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY.

IMPACTS...

* ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME SLICK EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
AS A COMBINATION OF SNOW... SLEET... AND FREEZING RAIN OVERSPREADS
THE AREA.

* ALLOW MORE TRAVEL TIME DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE TO
WORK DUE TO ICY ROADS.


HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* WET SNOW IS EXPECTED BY 4 AM ALONG AND NORTH OR ROUTE 10. THAT
WILL MIX WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN BY MID MORNING.
TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE ABOVE FREEZING BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* EXPECT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF WET SNOW BETWEEN 4 AM AND NOON NEAR AND
NORTH OF ROUTE 10...MOSTLY EAST OF BALDWIN.

* BETWEEN INTERSTATE 96 AND ROUTE 10 EXPECT MIXED SNOW AND
FREEZING RAIN AROUND THE MORNING COMMUTE TIME. THE
PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN IS PLAIN RAIN BUT CHANGE TO A MIX OF
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW BY 4 TO 5 AM.

* WARMING TEMPERATURES WILL CHANGE THE PRECIPITATION SOUTH OF
ROUTE 10 BACK TO JUST RAIN BY LATE MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.



$$


WDM
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Special Weather Statement - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRSPSGRR.003700

LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...CLARE...
HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...
HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...
BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
736 PM EST SAT MAR 5 2011

...SLIPPERY TRAVEL DEVELOPING TONIGHT...

TEMPERATURES FALLING THROUGH THE 20S TONIGHT WILL CAUSE ANY WET
ROADWAYS TO DEVELOP ICY SPOTS. THE AREA SOUTH AND EAST OF A
MUSKEGON TO MOUNT PLEASANT LINE WILL BE PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE
TO SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AS WIDESPREAD LIGHT SNOW HAS BEEN FALLING
SINCE LATE AFTERNOON. THE SNOW HAD BEEN MELTING AS IT HIT THE
ROADS... BUT THE FALLING TEMPERATURES TONIGHT COULD CREATE
TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS AS THAT WET SNOW FREEZES UP. USE EXTREME
CAUTION DRIVING AND BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF BLACK ICE.

$$

MEADE
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Winter Weather Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRWSWGRR.092100

JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
421 AM EST SAT MAR 5 2011

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

IMPACTS...

* ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME SLICK LATER TONIGHT AND
TOMORROW MORNING AS TEMPERATURES APPROACH FREEZING AND WET
SURFACES BEGIN TO FREEZE.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* LIGHT SNOW IS BEGINNING TO MIX IN WITH THE RAIN ACROSS THE
AREA. THE RAIN MAY TURN INTO SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET
BEFORE TURNING OVER TO ALL LIGHT SNOW BY MID MORNING.

* UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG WITH
SOME SLEET.

* AN INCH OR LESS OF SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH MID EVENING
SATURDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION
WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

NJJ
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Flood Watch - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRFFAGRR.030200

MUSKEGON...GREENVILLE...ALMA...
JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...HOLLAND...HASTINGS...
CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...
JACKSON
1002 PM EST FRI MAR 4 2011

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MICHIGAN...SOUTH CENTRAL MICHIGAN...
SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN AND WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...

IN CENTRAL MICHIGAN...GRATIOT AND MONTCALM.

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...MUSKEGON.

* UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY

* RAIN COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT WITH OVER AN INCH POSSIBLE
IN THE WATCH AREA. IN ADDITION SNOW WILL BE MELTING AS
TEMPERATURES ARE ABOVE FREEZING...ADDING TO THE RUNOFF.

* SMALL STREAMS AND URBAN AREAS ARE AT AN INCREASED RISK FOR
FLOODING DUE TO THE POTENTIALLY EXCESSIVE RUNOFF.

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.

&&

$$
Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage