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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:52 PM EDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect 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.

* 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.

* Heaviest rain will come in two waves, taking place tonight into
early Sunday and again late Sunday into early Monday.

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.



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1206 PM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Portage River near Vicksburg
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast, flood stage may be reached by tomorrow early afternoon.
The river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 5.6 feet by
Monday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet... expect minor basement flooding of several
homes built adjacent to the river.


Lat... Lon 4208 8552 4211 8553 4215 8548 4216 8544
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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:52 PM EDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect 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.

* 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.

* Heaviest rain will come in two waves, taking place tonight into
early Sunday and again late Sunday into early Monday.

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.



Jam


1206 PM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
the Portage River near Vicksburg
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast, flood stage may be reached by tomorrow early afternoon.
The river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 5.6 feet by
Monday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet... expect minor basement flooding of several
homes built adjacent to the river.


Lat... Lon 4208 8552 4211 8553 4215 8548 4216 8544
      4211 8544 4208 8547