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.

&&

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Flood Watch - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRFFAGRR.212800

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

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* RAIN WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT WITH OVER AN INCH POSSIBLE
IN THE WATCH AREA. IN ADDITION SNOW WILL BE MELTING AS
TEMPERATURES RISE...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.

&&

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Flood Watch - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRFFAGRR.190600

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

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

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...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.

* FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* RAIN WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT WITH OVER AN INCH POSSIBLE
IN THE WATCH AREA. IN ADDITION SNOW WILL BE MELTING AS
TEMPERATURE RISE...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.

&&

$$

MJS
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Winter Weather Advisory - Kent (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ057.GRRWSWGRR.152800

LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...
CLARE...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...
CHARLOTTE...LANSING
1028 AM EST FRI MAR 4 2011

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...


IMPACTS...

* UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SLIPPERY THROUGH THE MORNING AS
FREEZING RAIN BEGINS.

* ROADS WILL IMPROVE THIS AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE
FREEZING.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* AT 1020 AM...RADAR SHOWED HEAVIER FREEZING TRACKING THROUGH
NORTHERN KENT COUNTY NORTHWARD THROUGH NEWAYGO AND MECOSTA
COUNTIES. FURTHER WEST THE PRECIPITATION WAS TAPERING OFF
ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN. BY NOON...MUCH LESS IN THE WAY OFF
STEADIER FREEZING RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED. UNTREATED ROADS WERE
ICY.

* SURFACE TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING WILL CLIMB SLOWLY ABOVE
FREEZING DURING THE AFTERNOON FROM SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH THE
ADVISORY AREA.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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MJS
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