Kent County, Michigan
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Flood Advisory
1103 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
the Grand River At Lowell.
* until further notice.
* at 08 AM Saturday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is expected to rise to around 13.3 feet by
early Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of commercial


LAT...LON 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
4289 8534 4289 8548


Flood Watch
1124 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Grand River Near Comstock Park
* from Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 4:45 PM Saturday the stage was 9.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is possible.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, flood stage may be reached by Tuesday morning. The river
could reach a maximum stage of 13.0 feet by early Thursday morning.
* Impact, at 13.0 feet...Abrigador Trail is underwater and minor
flooding of homes occurs along Abrigador Trail and Willow Drive.


LAT...LON 4298 8572 4308 8570 4309 8557 4302 8559
4303 8562 4297 8563


Flood Watch
Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-
Including the cities of Hart, Fremont, Big Rapids,
Mount Pleasant, Muskegon, Greenville, Alma, Grand Haven, Jenison,
Grand Rapids, Ionia, St. Johns, Holland, Hastings, Charlotte,
South Haven, and Kalamazoo
339 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017


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, Isabella,
Mecosta, and Montcalm. In south central Michigan, Clinton,
Eaton, and Ionia. In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry,
Kalamazoo, Kent, Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central
Michigan, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* Through Monday morning

* Periods of rain with embedded thunderstorms will continue into
mid morning Monday. Storm total rainfalls of 2 to 4 inches are
still expected. Locally higher amounts cannot be ruled out in
near thunderstorms.

* Rainfall amounts through 3 am were in the range of a half inch
to near an inch from Kent County south and west. Areas north and
east of Grand Rapids have had between a quarter and a half inch.

* Heaviest rain will come in three waves, the first will be around
sunrise Sunday, then another during the late morning into the
early afternoon with the final and strongest storms this evening
into early tonight as the front comes through.


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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