817  
WGUS43 KGRR 242358  
FLWGRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
758 PM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
 
MIC005-081-121-123-127-139-252030-  
/O.EXT.KGRR.FA.W.0004.000000T0000Z-171025T2030Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
ALLEGAN MI-KENT MI-OTTAWA MI-NEWAYGO MI-MUSKEGON MI-OCEANA MI-  
758 PM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
ALLEGAN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...  
KENT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...  
OTTAWA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...  
NEWAYGO COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...  
MUSKEGON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...  
OCEANA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN...  
 
* UNTIL 430 PM EDT WEDNESDAY  
 
* AT 750 PM EDT, THE RAIN WAS TAPERING OFF BUT STORM TOTALS WERE  
GENERALLY IN THE 3 TO 5 INCH RANGE WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.  
WATER LEVELS WERE STILL RISING ON THE RIVERS AND LARGER STREAMS  
AND CREEKS. MACATAWA RIVER NEAR ZEELAND...PLASTER CREEK NEAR GRAND  
RAPIDS...BEAR CREEK NEAR MUSKEGON AND PIGEON RIVER NEAR OLIVE  
CENTER STILL SHOWED RISING WATER LEVELS. THUS THE RISK FOR WATER  
OVER THE ROADS WITH SOME CLOSURES ALONG WITH POOR DRAINAGE  
FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. WATER LEVELS SHOULD START  
FALLING ON WEDNESDAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS TONIGHT SHOULD  
REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER OF AN INCH.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GRAND RAPIDS, MUSKEGON, HOLLAND, GRAND HAVEN, ALLEGAN, PLAINWELL,  
LOWELL, HART, NEWAYGO, WHITE CLOUD, WYOMING, KENTWOOD, WALKER,  
SHELBY, MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, EAST GRAND RAPIDS, HUDSONVILLE, ROCKFORD,  
ZEELAND AND COOPERSVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL  
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4382 8643 4382 8556 4329 8556 4329 8532  
4280 8531 4277 8531 4277 8554 4242 8554  
4242 8627 4271 8621 4301 8623 4362 8654  
 

 
 
MJS  
 
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