327  
WGUS43 KGRR 231732  
FLWGRR  
GRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1232 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...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  
 
.WATER LEVELS REMAIN HIGH FOLLOWING HEAVY RAINFALL EARLIER THIS  
WEEK. WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO FLUCTUATE SLIGHTLY ABOVE FLOOD  
STAGE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF TODAY. ONLY DRIZZLE IS EXPECTED THROUGH  
THE REMAINDER OF TODAY. ANOTHER ROUND OF RAINFALL, MIXED WITH SNOW AT  
TIMES, IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THIS IS EXPECTED TO ONLY  
CAUSE A MINOR RISE ON SMALLER STREAMS.  
 
THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 48 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  
 

 
 
MIC057-240730-  
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0030.180223T1732Z-180224T0730Z/  
/ALMM4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180223T1800Z.180224T0000Z.NO/  
1232 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE PINE RIVER AT ALMA.  
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.  
* AT 9:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* IMPACT, AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT SOME FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.2 FEET  
ON JUL 7 2014.  
 

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

 
 
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