HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
Warning Issue Date: 1156 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
Warning Expiration: 0830 GMT 22 2018
This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight
Flooding will continue in low lying areas and near creeks, streams
and rivers. Some roadways have been closed. River ice jams could
add to the flooding issues.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
River levels are expected to remain high into the weekend as the
precipitation routes it way down area rivers.
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain may occur late Thursday night
into Friday. This may impact the Friday morning commute before it
changes to all rain by noon. Precipitation amount from this system
are expected to be light.
Another system will move through the area Sunday and that will
bring mostly rain but we could see some snow showers behind the
system Sunday night. This may extend flooding issues.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed.
Warning Issue Date: 1152 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018
Warning Expiration: 100 PM EST THU FEB 22 2018
...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM EST THURSDAY FOR
NEWAYGO... GRATIOT... ISABELLA... CLARE... OSCEOLA... MUSKEGON...
OCEANA... MECOSTA AND MONTCALM COUNTIES...
Rain has ended and no more is expected but flooding continues in the
warned area. Two inches of rain with combined snowmelt has resulted
in sharp rises on area rivers, creeks and streams. Many roads will
remain flooded or closed until the water recedes.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Muskegon, Mount Pleasant, Big Rapids, Alma, Greenville, Clare,
Ithaca, Hart, Newaygo, Evart, Stanton, White Cloud, Shelby, St.
Louis, Fremont, Whitehall and Reed City.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.
LAT...LON 4367 8653 4382 8643 4382 8556 4417 8556
4416 8461 4347 8461 4346 8437 4312 8437
4312 8531 4329 8531 4329 8579 4321 8579
4321 8591 4312 8591 4312 8627 4337 8643