March 15th, 2011

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.


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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

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Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

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.


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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

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Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage