704  
WGUS43 KGRR 260126  
FLWGRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
926 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
PINE RIVER AT ALMA AFFECTING GRATIOT COUNTY  
 
.THE UNUSUALLY HEAVY RAINFALL BETWEEN THURSDAY EVENING AND FRIDAY  
MORNING HAS NOW MOVED DOWNSTREAM THROUGH THE PINE RIVER INTO GRATIOT  
COUNTY CAUSING NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSING FROM RIVERDALE THROUGH SUMMER  
INTO ALMA. ONLY LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO MONDAY  
NIGHT SO THAT SHOULD NOT IMPACT RIVER LEVELS. STILL RIVER SHOULD  
CREAST AT ALMA JUST BELOW 9.0 FEET BY AROUND NOON ON MONDAY.  
 
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  
 

 
 
MIC057-270326-  
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0036.170626T0206Z-170628T0600Z/  
/ALMM4.1.ER.170626T0206Z.170626T1200Z.170627T1800Z.NO/  
926 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE PINE RIVER AT ALMA.  
* UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 9:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO  
NEAR 9.0 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE BY TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT, AT 9.5 FEET...EXPECT FLOODING IN BASEMENTS IN RESIDENCES  
ALONG DOWNIE AND RIVER STREETS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 9.0 FEET  
ON APR 12 1965.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4334 8476 4340 8469 4347 8459 4347 8452  
4336 8463 4329 8474  
 

 
 
WDM  
 
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