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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1120 AM EDT Thu May 21 2020

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

  Grand River at Lansing affecting Ingham County

.The rivers around West Michigan experienced widespread flooding
after the heavy rains of the last week in our area. Most rivers have
now crested and are beginning to slowly fall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Even 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock
you off your feet... and a depth of 2 feet will float your car.
Never try to walk... swim... or drive through such swift water.  If
you come upon flood waters... stop... turn around and go another way.


This warning will be in effect until the river falls below its flood
stage.

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

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

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1120 AM EDT Thu May 21 2020

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Grand River at Lansing.
* until Friday evening.
* At 10:30 AM Thursday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow morning.
* Impact, at 12.0 feet...Expect minor flooding of basements of
  businesses in North Lansing.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 11.5 feet
  on Mar 5 1976.

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LAT...LON 4279 8467 4277 8454 4271 8454 4274 8458
      4273 8467

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