Grand Rapids, MI

6:32 PM EDT on April 28, 2017 (GMT -0400)
West Grand | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Watch Active Notice: Areal Flood Watch

Elev 650 ft 42.98 °N, 85.69 °W | Updated 12 minutes ago

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Wind Variable Wind from WNW

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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 8500 ft
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 60%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:40 AM 8:40 PM
Waxing Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KGRR 282153Z 16009KT 10SM OVC085 16/08 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP123 T01560078
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 8500 ft
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 60%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:40 AM 8:40 PM
Waxing Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KGRR 282153Z 16009KT 10SM OVC085 16/08 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP123 T01560078

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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:03 PM EDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through Monday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Watch 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 Saturday afternoon through Monday morning

* periods of rain Saturday 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.

* Low lying areas prone to flooding may accumulate standing water
as steadier rain falls late Saturday 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.





1151 am EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Watch 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.


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