809  
WGUS83 KGRR 171613  
FLSGRR  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1113 AM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
MIC067-191830-  
/O.CON.KGRR.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190219T1830Z/  
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
IONIA MI-  
1113 AM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 PM EST TUESDAY FOR  
SOUTHEASTERN IONIA COUNTY...  
 
AT 1112 AM EST, FLOODING CONTINUES IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND AS THE ICE  
JAM REMAINS IN PLACE. RAPID CHANGES IN THE WATER LEVEL REMAIN  
POSSIBLE WITH LITTLE OR NO NOTICE. ICE JAMS ARE NOTORIOUSLY  
UNPREDICTABLE, AND CAN CAUSE WATER TO RISE AND FALL MUCH FASTER THAN  
NORMAL. ANYONE ALONG THE GRAND RIVER IN PORTLAND SHOULD REMAIN ALERT  
TO CHANGING CONDITIONS, AND BE PREPARED TO EVACUATE TO HIGHER GROUND  
IF NECESSARY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL  
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4291 8490 4284 8489 4282 8489 4280 8496  
4282 8496 4285 8494 4290 8495  
 

 
 
MJS  
 
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