317  
WGUS43 KGRR 150304  
FLWGRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1104 PM EDT MON MAY 14 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
GRAND RIVER AT JACKSON AFFECTING JACKSON COUNTY  
 
.ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT WILL BRING POTENTIAL  
ANOTHER INCH TO THE AREA. THIS WILL CONTINUE THE RISES ON THE RIVER  
TONIGHT, AND THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK BEFORE IT BEGINS TO FALL.  
 
THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 HOUR  
PRECIPITATION.  
 
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  
 

 
 
MIC075-160503-  
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0038.180515T2200Z-180521T1800Z/  
/JACM4.1.ER.180515T2200Z.180517T0000Z.180521T0600Z.NO/  
1104 PM EDT MON MAY 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE GRAND RIVER AT JACKSON.  
* FROM TUESDAY EVENING TO MONDAY MAY 21.  
* AT 10:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE AFTER  
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  
* IMPACT, AT 14.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 14.4 FEET  
ON SEP 14 2008.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4237 8434 4227 8437 4225 8431 4219 8435  
4223 8445 4232 8447  
 

 
 
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