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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:58 PM EST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Portage River near Vicksburg.
* From Tuesday afternoon to Saturday afternoon.
* At 6:00 PM Sunday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 5.5 feet by Wednesday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Friday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet... expect minor basement flooding of several
homes built adjacent to the river.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 5.4 feet
on Mar 31 2017.


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Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:21 PM EST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Kalamazoo river at Comstock.
* Until further notice.
* At 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.6 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet... expect minor flooding of low lying areas, the
park in Comstock, and residential areas along Portage creek, near
gull street and the Recreation Park.


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944 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Monday afternoon through
Wednesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Michigan, south central Michigan,
southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan, including the
following areas, in central Michigan, Clare, Gratiot,
Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south central
Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and Jackson.
In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo, Kent,
Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake, Mason,
Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From Monday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from Monday through
Wednesday morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
ground could cause flooding across the area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.





Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:21 PM EST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Kalamazoo river at Comstock.
* Until further notice.
* At 09 PM Sunday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 8.6 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact, at 9.0 feet... expect minor flooding of low lying areas, the
park in Comstock, and residential areas along Portage creek, near
gull street and the Recreation Park.


Lat... Lon 4242 8554 4231 8549 4224 8549 4226 8558
      4242 8565




944 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Monday afternoon through
Wednesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Michigan, south central Michigan,
southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan, including the
following areas, in central Michigan, Clare, Gratiot,
Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south central
Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and Jackson.
In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo, Kent,
Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake, Mason,
Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* From Monday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from Monday through
Wednesday morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
ground could cause flooding across the area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.