214  
WGUS43 KGRR 080537  
FLWGRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
137 AM EDT WED AUG 8 2018  
 
MIC065-081130-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
INGHAM MI-  
137 AM EDT WED AUG 8 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL INGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MICHIGAN...  
 
* UNTIL 730 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 136 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE AREA. THE RAIN WILL  
CAUSE FLOODING. AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATE THAT AS MUCH AS 4  
TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN OVER THE PAST 2 HOURS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MASON, WILLIAMSTON, AURELIUS, EDEN AND OKEMOS.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4267 8425 4249 8445 4254 8456 4271 8439  
 

 
 
BORCHARDT  
 
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