Kent Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:32 PM EST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 700 am EST Thursday for
Calhoun... Allegan... Van Buren... Jackson... Kent... Ottawa... Ingham...
Ionia... Barry... Clinton... Kalamazoo and Eaton counties...

At 1030 PM EST, emergency management reported flooding across the
warned area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen. Another
half inch of rain is possible before the rain ends.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Portage, Jackson, Holland, Ionia,
Grand Haven, Charlotte, Albion, Mason, St. Johns, Hastings, Marshall,
Belding, Eaton Rapids, Allegan, South Haven, Portland and Plainwell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 4207 8622 4224 8622 4224 8636 4245 8626
      4271 8621 4295 8622 4312 8627 4312 8591
      4321 8591 4321 8579 4329 8579 4329 8531
      4312 8531 4312 8437 4278 8436 4277 8416
      4207 8413


Ostuno


308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Grand Rapids.
* From Friday morning until further notice.
* At 2:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 20.5 feet by Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 21.0 feet... expect moderate to major flooding in the
area, Ann street, and the city dikes. Major flooding of homes and
structures occurs upstream in Comstock Park and downstream of Grand
Rapids to Robinson township.


Lat... Lon 4297 8583 4295 8578 4298 8572 4297 8563
      4288 8574 4291 8589




308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River near Comstock Park.
* From Wednesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 2:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 17.3 feet by Saturday early afternoon.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet... major flooding on homes along abrigador
trail, Willow drive, riverbank street and konkle drive. In Comstock
Park and Plainfield township approximatley 100 homes affected by
flooding.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.8 feet
on Apr 21 2013.


Lat... Lon 4298 8572 4308 8570 4309 8557 4302 8559
      4303 8562 4297 8563




308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Ada.
* From Thursday evening until further notice.
* At 2:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and continue
to rise to near 22.7 feet by Saturday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 21.6 feet... 500 parking spaces in the alticor inc.
Parking lot are inundated and one gate into the alticor inc.
Complex is closed due to the high water. Ada river walk near
Covered Bridge and Leonard field Ball Park in Ada flooded.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.9 feet
on Apr 21 2013.


Lat... Lon 4298 8557 4302 8559 4309 8557 4302 8548
      4298 8541 4289 8548




308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Lowell.
* From Thursday afternoon until further notice.
* At 2:40 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Thursday afternoon and continue
to rise to near 18.1 feet by Saturday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet... expect moderate flooding of commercial
buildings.


Lat... Lon 4298 8541 4296 8534 4297 8524 4290 8521
      4289 8534 4289 8548




308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rogue River below Rockford.
* From Wednesday morning to Friday afternoon.
* At 2:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 8.6 feet by early Thursday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by early Friday morning.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet... expect minor flooding of homes upstream of
Rockford.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 8.4 feet
on may 31 2010.


Lat... Lon 4306 8562 4310 8562 4313 8559 4313 8551
      4309 8555 4306 8555




308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Thornapple river near Caledonia.
* From Wednesday afternoon to Monday afternoon.
* At 2:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and continue
to rise to near 11.9 feet by early Friday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact, at 11.0 feet... high water begins to impact home on island
below Cascade dam.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 11.7 feet
on Apr 19 2013.


Lat... Lon 4293 8544 4273 8544 4273 8541 4268 8550
      4273 8551 4298 8552