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Flood Statement (FLS)

Issued by Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

WGUS83 KGRR 251432

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1032 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...

  Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County

.Any weekend rainfall will not be enough to change the declining 
river levels at Ionia. The following forecast is based on observed 
and forecast 24 hour precipitation.


Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are 
forecast to exceed bankfull.  If you are in the advisory area remain 
alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being
upgraded to a warning.  Report observed flooding to local emergency 
services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on
to the National Weather Service.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local 
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further 


1032 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  the Grand River At Ionia
* until Saturday afternoon.
* at 09 AM Friday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 13.5 feet...River is bankfull. Minor overflow begins in 
  low lying areas along the river near and across from the Ionia 


LAT...LON 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521