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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:40 AM EDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through Monday 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, 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.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Monday morning

* periods of rain this afternoon through Monday morning could
result in rainfall totals of 2-4 inches. Locally higher amounts
cannot be ruled out in or near thunderstorm development.

* At this point it seems the heaviest rainfall will be tonight and
then Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning.

* Low lying areas prone to flooding may accumulate standing water
as steadier rain falls late tonight through early Monday. Low
lying farm land and roadways could become flooded for a period
of time into early next week. Drivers are reminded not to drive
over flooded roadways as water depth and Road conditions under
water are unknown.

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.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.



Wdm


1043 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Grand River near Comstock Park
* from Tuesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 7:40 am Thursday the stage was 9.9 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 early afternoon.
The river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 13.2 feet by
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




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:40 AM EDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through Monday 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, 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.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Monday morning

* periods of rain this afternoon through Monday morning could
result in rainfall totals of 2-4 inches. Locally higher amounts
cannot be ruled out in or near thunderstorm development.

* At this point it seems the heaviest rainfall will be tonight and
then Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning.

* Low lying areas prone to flooding may accumulate standing water
as steadier rain falls late tonight through early Monday. Low
lying farm land and roadways could become flooded for a period
of time into early next week. Drivers are reminded not to drive
over flooded roadways as water depth and Road conditions under
water are unknown.

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.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.



Wdm


1043 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Grand River near Comstock Park
* from Tuesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 7:40 am Thursday the stage was 9.9 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 early afternoon.
The river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 13.2 feet by
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