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302 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
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.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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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