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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1106 AM EDT Fri Mar 15 2019

...The flood watch is cancelled and has been upgraded to a flood
warning for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Muskegon River At Newaygo affecting Newaygo County
  Muskegon River At Bridgeton affecting Newaygo County
  Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant affecting Isabella County

...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
watch for the following river in Southwest Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Rain and snowmelt is causing river rises and flooding. Ionia
residents should monitor the Grand River and future forecasts over
the next several days as the river may reach flood stage. Newaygo
and Bridgeton on the Muskegon River, and Mt Pleasant on the Chippewa
River, should refer to the latest Flood Warning bulletin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A flood watch means flooding is possible but not imminent.  If you
are in the watch area remain alert to possible flooding. Residents
and those with interests near the river should monitor rising water
levels and be prepared for possible flood warnings.  Report observed
flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request
they pass this information to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

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1106 AM EDT Fri Mar 15 2019

The Flood Watch is cancelled for
  the Muskegon River At Newaygo
  and has been upgraded to a Flood Warning.
* At  9:45 AM Friday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river rose above flood stage on this morning and is
  forecast to reach a maximum stage of 14.4 feet by Saturday morning.
  The Flood Watch is cancelled for this location and upgraded to a
  Flood Warning.

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LAT...LON 4336 8594 4335 8593 4337 8585 4341 8578
      4343 8578 4343 8581

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1106 AM EDT Fri Mar 15 2019

The Flood Watch is cancelled for
  the Muskegon River At Bridgeton
  and has been upgraded to a Flood Warning.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to go above flood stage by late
  this afternoon. The Flood Watch is cancelled for this location
  and upgraded to a Flood Warning.

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LAT...LON 4333 8604 4331 8604 4334 8593 4335 8593
      4336 8594

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1106 AM EDT Fri Mar 15 2019

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Watch for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* from Saturday afternoon to Sunday evening.
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Minor Flooding is possible.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, flood stage may be reached by Saturday afternoon.
  The river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 21.2 feet by
  Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 21.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of several buildings
  in the Ionia Fairgrounds, a shopping mall near the Fairgrounds, and
  several businesses and residences in the southern portion of Ionia.

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LAT...LON 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521


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1106 AM EDT Fri Mar 15 2019

The Flood Watch is cancelled for
  the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant
  and has been upgraded to a Flood Warning.
* At 10:15 AM Friday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river rose above flood stage Friday morning and is
  forecast to reach a maximum stage around 10.0 feet by afternoon.
  The Flood Watch is cancelled for this location and upgraded to a
  Flood Warning.
* Impact, at 10.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of residences located
  in the north part of Mt. Pleasant, with many homes surrounded by
  high water.

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LAT...LON 4362 8485 4367 8475 4366 8461 4358 8461
      4360 8472 4356 8480

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