Grand Rapids, MI (49501)

12:43 PM EST on February 19, 2018 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 756 ft 42.96 °N, 85.63 °W | Updated 0 second ago

Light Rain
Light Rain Mist
42.8 °F
Feels Like 43 °F
N
2.7
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 2.7 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 300 ft
Windchill 43 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:34 AM 6:19 PM
Waxing Crescent, 15% visible
SPECI KGRR 191734Z 09006KT 1SM R26L/P6000FT -RA BR OVC003 06/04 A2990 RMK AO2 RAB1659 P0000 T00560044
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 300 ft
Windchill 43 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:34 AM 6:19 PM
Waxing Crescent, 15% visible
SPECI KGRR 191734Z 09006KT 1SM R26L/P6000FT -RA BR OVC003 06/04 A2990 RMK AO2 RAB1659 P0000 T00560044

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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:58 PM EST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River near Comstock Park.
* From late Wednesday night until further notice.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 13.8
feet Saturday morning.
* Impact, at 14.0 feet... homes along Willow drive and abrigador trail
have flooded basements and abrigador trail is closed. Riverbank
street northeast in Plainfield township is flooded and homes along
riverbank street have flooded basements. Konkle drive northeast in
Plainfield township is flooded.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 13.4 feet
on Mar 13 2009.


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




949 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rogue River below Rockford.
* From Wednesday afternoon to late Thursday night.
* At 9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Wednesday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 8.3 feet by early Thursday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact, at 8.0 feet... expect minor flooding of homes upstream of
Rockford.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 8.3 feet
on Jun 25 1994.


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


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949 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Thornapple river near Caledonia.
* From Wednesday afternoon to Sunday February 25.
* At 8:30 PM Sunday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 11.1 feet by Thursday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* 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 11.2 feet
on may 26 2004.


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




949 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Grand River at Grand Rapids.
* From Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Friday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 19.6 feet by Saturday evening.
* Impact, at 19.0 feet... expect minor flooding of basements in low
lying areas in Grand Rapids. Moderate flooding of homes and
structures occurs upstream at Comstock Park and downstream in
Robinson township.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 19.6 feet
on Mar 1 1985.


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




949 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Grand River at Ada.
* From Friday morning until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
rise to near 21.4 feet by Saturday morning.
* 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 21.5 feet
on Feb 28 1985.


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




949 PM EST sun Feb 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Grand River at Lowell.
* From Thursday evening until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Sunday the stage was estimated at 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 17.1
feet Saturday morning.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet... expect moderate flooding of commercial
buildings.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.2 feet
on may 26 2004.


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




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:19 AM EST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Michigan, south central Michigan,
southwest Michigan, and west central Michigan, including the
following areas, in central Michigan, Clare, Gratiot,
Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola. In south central
Michigan, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, and Jackson.
In southwest Michigan, Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo, Kent,
Ottawa, and Van Buren. In west central Michigan, Lake, Mason,
Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected from today through Wednesday
morning. Locally higher amounts are likely.

* The rainfall, combined with a melting snowpack and a frozen
ground could cause flooding across the area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Weather preparedness information is available on line at
www.Ready.Gov/floods.




Special Statement
Issued: 10:11 AM EST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog moving in this morning...

An area of dense fog is moving into the area from the south this
morning. This fog will reduce visibilities down to around a quarter
of a mile, or even less into early this afternoon before improving
some.

Reduce driving speeds a bit and keep extra space in between vehicles
in the more dense fog.


Njj


1011 am EST Mon Feb 19 2018

... Dense fog moving in this morning...

An area of dense fog is moving into the area from the south this
morning. This fog will reduce visibilities down to around a quarter
of a mile, or even less into early this afternoon before improving
some.

Reduce driving speeds a bit and keep extra space in between vehicles
in the more dense fog.


Njj