800  
WGUS43 KGRR 021204  
FLWGRR  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
804 AM EDT SUN SEP 2 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD AFFECTING KENT COUNTY  
 
.MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS HAS LED TO A RAPID  
RISE ALONG THE ROGUE RIVER. ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE  
POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND LABOR DAY, AND MAY CAUSE ADDITIONAL RISES. THIS  
FORECAST IS BASED ON 24 HOUR FORECAST RAINFALL.  
 
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  
 

 
 
MIC081-031403-  
/O.NEW.KGRR.FL.W.0041.180904T0000Z-180904T1200Z/  
/ROCM4.1.ER.180904T0000Z.180904T0000Z.180904T0000Z.NO/  
804 AM EDT SUN SEP 2 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE ROGUE RIVER BELOW ROCKFORD.  
* FROM MONDAY EVENING TO TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 7:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE  
THIS MORNING AND AGAIN TOMORROW EVENING.  
* IMPACT, AT 8.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF HOMES UPSTREAM OF  
ROCKFORD.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.0 FEET  
ON MAR 17 1982.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4306 8562 4310 8562 4313 8559 4313 8551  
4309 8555 4306 8555  
 

 
 
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