Flood Watch issued April 28 at 11:51AM EDT until further notice by NWS Grand Rapids
...The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a flood
watch for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...
Grand River Near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
Sycamore Creek At Holt affecting Ingham County
Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County
Portage River Near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
.NOTE: River forecasts are based on a 72 hour precipitation
forecast valid through Monday morning. Widespread rain moves into the
region later this weekend and river rises will occur. Currently
there is a general 2"-3" being used as a basis for these river
rises. A possibility exists for higher rainfall totals across a
narrow region which may impact these crests. Stay tuned to the latest
forecast updates as we approach this rainfall event.
The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Grand River Near Comstock Park
* from Tuesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 7:40 AM Thursday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Minor Flooding is possible.
* Bankfull stage is 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast, flood stage may be reached by Tuesday early afternoon.
The river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 13.2 feet by
* Impact, at 13.0 feet...Abrigador Trail is underwater and minor
flooding of homes occurs along Abrigador Trail and Willow Drive.
A flood watch means flooding is possible but not imminent. If you
are in the watch area remain alert to possible flooding. Residents
and those with interests near the river should monitor rising water
levels and be prepared for possible flood warnings. Report observed
flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request
they pass this information to the National Weather Service.
Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further