Flood Advisory - Allegan (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIC005.GRRFLSGRR.153700

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

KALAMAZOO RIVER NEAR NEW RICHMOND AFFECTING ALLEGAN COUNTY
PORTAGE RIVER NEAR VICKSBURG AFFECTING KALAMAZOO COUNTY
ST JOSEPH RIVER AT BURLINGTON AFFECTING CALHOUN COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY A LOW PRESSURE AREA IN
NORTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN WILL MOVE TO THE EAST TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AND RIVERS ARE
FORECAST TO EXCEED BANKFULL. IF YOU ARE IN THE ADVISORY AREA REMAIN
ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING... OR THE POSSIBILITY OF THE ADVISORY
BEING UPGRADED TO A WARNING. REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL
EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS THIS
INFORMATION ON TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

STAY TUNED TO FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO YOUR LOCAL
RADIO... TELEVISION... OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


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MIC005-131737-
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1037 AM EST SAT MAR 12 2011

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
THE KALAMAZOO RIVER NEAR NEW RICHMOND
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.
* AT 08 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.2 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL AND BEGINS TO SPILL OVER
INTO LARGE SWAMPY AREAS ALONG THE RIVER

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Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Flood Advisory - Allegan (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIC005.GRRFLSGRR.150700

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

GRAND RIVER AT IONIA AFFECTING IONIA COUNTY
LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY
THORNAPPLE RIVER ABOVE HASTINGS AFFECTING BARRY COUNTY
PORTAGE RIVER NEAR VICKSBURG AFFECTING KALAMAZOO COUNTY
ST JOSEPH RIVER AT BURLINGTON AFFECTING CALHOUN COUNTY
SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

KALAMAZOO RIVER NEAR NEW RICHMOND AFFECTING ALLEGAN COUNTY

.HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER TODAY. A FAST MOVING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE LATE TONIGHT AND BRING MOSTLY RAIN...
ALTHOUGH SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL
LOWER MICHIGAN. THE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO SNOW ON SATURDAY AS
THE LOW PASSES TO OUR EAST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE... CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AND RIVERS ARE
FORECAST TO EXCEED BANKFULL. IF YOU ARE IN THE ADVISORY AREA REMAIN
ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING... OR THE POSSIBILITY OF THE ADVISORY
BEING UPGRADED TO A WARNING. REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL
EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS THIS
INFORMATION ON TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

STAY TUNED TO FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO YOUR LOCAL
RADIO... TELEVISION OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

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MIC005-121706-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.Y.0026.110311T1507Z-110314T0500Z/
/RCMM4.N.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1007 AM EST FRI MAR 11 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
THE KALAMAZOO RIVER NEAR NEW RICHMOND.
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
* AT 08 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.0 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 9.3 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL AND BEGINS TO SPILL OVER
INTO LARGE SWAMPY AREAS ALONG THE RIVER

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Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Flood Watch - Allegan (Michigan)

http://www.weather.gov/alerts/MI.html#MIZ064.GRRFFAGRR.212800

MUSKEGON...GREENVILLE...ALMA...
JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...HOLLAND...HASTINGS...
CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...
JACKSON
428 PM EST FRI MAR 4 2011

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY 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 AND MONTCALM.
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...MUSKEGON.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* RAIN WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT WITH OVER AN INCH POSSIBLE
IN THE WATCH AREA. IN ADDITION SNOW WILL BE MELTING AS
TEMPERATURES RISE...ADDING TO THE RUNOFF.

* SMALL STREAMS AND URBAN AREAS ARE AT AN INCREASED RISK FOR
FLOODING DUE TO THE POTENTIALLY EXCESSIVE RUNOFF.

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.

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