Kalamazoo 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.


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308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Portage River near Vicksburg.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At 7:55 am Tuesday the stage was 4.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
continue to rise to near 6.2 feet by after midnight tonight. The
river will fall below flood stage by Saturday 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 5.8 feet
on Aug 17 2016.


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308 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Kalamazoo river at Comstock.
* From late Thursday night to late Saturday night.
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 9.2 feet by Friday early afternoon. The
river will fall below flood stage by Saturday early afternoon.
* 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.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 9.1 feet
on Mar 12 2009.


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