Update: Flood Warning issued May 24 at 10:43AM EDT until May 26 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Grand Rapids MI

Event: Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Grand Rapids MI
Issued: 2020-05-24T10:43:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-05-25T16:42:00-04:00
Description: …The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan…

Grand River at Lowell affecting Kent County
Grand River near Comstock Park affecting Kent County
Grand River at Grand Rapids affecting Kent County
Grand River at Robinson Township affecting Ottawa County
Maple River at Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
Portage River near Vicksburg affecting Kalamazoo County
Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
Muskegon River at Newaygo affecting Newaygo County
Muskegon River at Bridgeton affecting Newaygo County

.The rivers around West Michigan experienced widespread flooding
after the heavy rains of the last week in our area. Most rivers have
now crested and are beginning to slowly fall.

The Flood Warning continues for
the Muskegon River at Newaygo.
* until Tuesday evening.
* at 9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall below flood stage by
Tuesday early afternoon.
* Impact, at 12.5 feet…Flood water begins surrounding properties
downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Old Women’s
Bend and Anderson Flats in Garfield Township. Expect minor
flooding in Sycamore Flats.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 12.2 feet
on Oct 2 2019.
Instruction: Safety message…Motorists should not attempt to drive around
barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio… television… or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Newaygo, MI

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4232438-3572668
CAP MessageType: Update