619  
WGUS43 KGRR 141753  
FLWGRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
152 PM EDT SAT APR 14 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
MUSKEGON RIVER AT BRIDGETON AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY  
MUSKEGON RIVER AT NEWAYGO AFFECTING NEWAYGO COUNTY  
 
.GENERALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE  
EXPECTED INTO NEXT WEEK ACROSS THE REGION. RISES ARE EXPECTED ON AREA  
RIVERS WITH LEVELS EXPECTED TO REACH FLOOD STAGE ON SEVERAL RIVERS.  
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  
 

 
 
151952-  
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0034.180415T1040Z-180417T1200Z/  
/BDGM4.1.ER.180415T1040Z.180415T1800Z.180417T0600Z.UU/  
152 PM EDT SAT APR 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT BRIDGETON.  
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING TO TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 1:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 13.3 FEET BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT, AT 13.0 FEET...WATER OVERFLOWS THE BANKS INTO WOODED AREAS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4333 8604 4331 8604 4334 8593 4335 8593  
4336 8594  
 

 
 
MIC123-151951-  
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0035.180415T0500Z-180416T1800Z/  
/NEWM4.1.ER.180415T0500Z.180415T0600Z.180416T1200Z.NO/  
152 PM EDT SAT APR 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT NEWAYGO.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 12:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.1 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE  
RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT, AT 11.0 FEET...THE RIVER STARTS EXCEEDING ITS BANKS AND  
MINOR FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 11.1 FEET  
ON DEC 30 1984.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4338 8591 4336 8594 4335 8593 4337 8589  
4337 8585 4339 8581 4341 8581 4341 8577  
 

 
 
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