767  
WGUS43 KGRR 161453  
FLWGRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1053 AM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
MIC077-159-171700-  
/O.EXT.KGRR.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-171017T1700Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
VAN BUREN MI-KALAMAZOO MI-  
1053 AM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
VAN BUREN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...  
KALAMAZOO COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...  
 
* UNTIL 100 PM EDT TUESDAY  
 
* AT 1036 AM EDT, FLOODING CONTINUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF VAN BUREN  
AND KALAMAZOO COUNTIES. MULTIPLE ROADS REMAIN CLOSED IN BOTH  
COUNTIES WITH RIVERS STILL YET TO CREST IN SOME AREAS. CRESTS ARE  
WORKING DOWN THE RIVERS AND SHOULD BE THROUGH MOST AREAS BY  
TUESDAY MORNING. 6 TO 9 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN SOME AREAS OF VAN  
BUREN AND KALAMAZOO COUNTIES THOUGH AND IT MAY TAKE SOME TIME FOR  
LOW SPOTS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS TO SEE THE WATER RECEDE. WE ARE  
LOOKING AT A DRY WORK WEEK THOUGH WHICH WILL HELP CONDITIONS  
IMPROVE.  
 
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
HEAVY RAINFALL FROM OVER THE WEEKEND CAUSED FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS  
AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4207 8622 4224 8622 4224 8636 4242 8627  
4242 8530 4207 8529  
 

 
 
DUKE  
 
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