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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:46 PM EST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 100 PM EST Thursday for
Calhoun... Allegan... Van Buren... Jackson... Kent... Ottawa... Ingham...
Ionia... Barry... Clinton... Kalamazoo and Eaton counties...

Flooding along rivers and low lying areas will continue overnight.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Portage, Jackson, Holland, Ionia,
Grand Haven, Charlotte, Albion, Mason, St. Johns, Hastings, Marshall,
Belding, Eaton Rapids, Allegan, South Haven, Portland and Plainwell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 4207 8622 4224 8622 4224 8636 4245 8626
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931 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Grand Rapids.
* From late Thursday night to Tuesday evening.
* At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 21.1 feet by Saturday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by late Tuesday morning.
* Impact, at 21.0 feet... expect moderate to major flooding in the
area, Ann street, and the city dikes. Major flooding of homes and
structures occurs upstream in Comstock Park and downstream of Grand
Rapids to Robinson township.


Lat... Lon 4297 8583 4295 8578 4298 8572 4297 8563
      4288 8574 4291 8589




931 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River near Comstock Park.
* Until further notice.
* At 6:55 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 17.6 feet by
Saturday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet... major flooding on homes along abrigador
trail, Willow drive, riverbank street and konkle drive. In Comstock
Park and Plainfield township approximatley 100 homes affected by
flooding.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.8 feet
on Apr 21 2013.


Lat... Lon 4298 8572 4308 8570 4309 8557 4302 8559
      4303 8562 4297 8563




931 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Ada.
* From Thursday afternoon to Tuesday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and continue
to rise to near 22.9 feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact, at 21.6 feet... 500 parking spaces in the alticor inc.
Parking lot are inundated and one gate into the alticor inc.
Complex is closed due to the high water. Ada river walk near
Covered Bridge and Leonard field Ball Park in Ada flooded.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.9 feet
on Apr 21 2013.


Lat... Lon 4298 8557 4302 8559 4309 8557 4302 8548
      4298 8541 4289 8548




931 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Lowell.
* From late tonight to Wednesday February 28.
* At 8:50 am Wednesday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
rise to near 18.5 feet by early Saturday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet... expect moderate flooding of commercial
buildings.


Lat... Lon 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
      4289 8534 4289 8548




931 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rogue River below Rockford.
* Until Friday evening.
* At 9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 9.0 feet by after
midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage late Friday
morning.
* Impact, at 9.3 feet... expect minor to moderate flooding of several
residences adjacent to the river.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 9.4 feet
on Apr 19 2013.


Lat... Lon 4306 8562 4310 8562 4313 8559 4313 8551
      4309 8555 4306 8555




931 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Thornapple river near Caledonia.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 12.2 feet by early
Friday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday early
afternoon.
* Impact, at 13.0 feet... Thornapple River Drive is flooded.


Lat... Lon 4293 8544 4273 8544 4273 8541 4268 8550
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