365  
FGUS73 KGRR 102005  
ESFGRR  
112205-  
MIC005-015-025-035-037-045-057-065-067-073-075-077-081-085-  
105-107-117-121-123-127-133-139-159-  
 
HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
405 PM EDT THU APR 10 2014  
   
..INCREASED RISK FOR FLOODING SUNDAY INTO NEXT WEEK
 
 
SEVERAL ROUNDS OF RAIN ARE FORECASTED FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN  
BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY. SOME OF THIS  
RAIN COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE RAIN TO  
REPEAT OVER THE SAME AREA. IF THIS OCCURS...STORM TOTAL RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WOULD BE POSSIBLE BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM THE RECENT SNOW MELT AND  
RAINFALL. PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES ARE THAT IT WOULD TAKE 1.5 TO 2.5  
INCHES OF RAIN TO INITIATE FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS. SOME  
LOCATIONS STILL HAVE SNOW ON THE GROUND. ALL RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST  
MICHIGAN ARE AT RISK FOR POSSIBLE FLOODINIG.  
 
MUSKEGON AND PERE MARQUETTE RIVER BASINS WILL EXPERIENCE ENHANCED  
RUNOFF FROM THE ADDED SNOWMELT.  
 
STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE ALREADY AT ABOVE NORMAL LEVELS. THUS THEY  
ARE AT AND ELEVATED RISK FOR FLOODING.  
 
STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS POTENTIAL FLOOD EVENT.  
 

 
 
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