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Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Clinton

NWS Grand Rapids (Southwestern Michigan)

...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan... Looking Glass River Near Eagle affecting Clinton County .A suspected ice jam has caused a rapid rise to above bankfull near Eagle. The river crested last night around 6 feet, and is expected to fall today. Cold temperatures will keep ice in place until milder air arrives to soften up the ice slightly early next week. Minor fluctuations in river level will be possible. The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation. The Flood Advisory continues for the Looking Glass River Near Eagle

* until Friday morning.

* at 09 AM Thursday the stage was 5.4 feet.

* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.

* Forecast, the river crested around 6 feet last night and will continue to fall back toward bankfull over the next day or two.

* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull. &&

Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. A flood advisory means minor flooding is possible and rivers are forecast to exceed bankfull. If you are in the advisory area remain alert to possible flooding...or the possibility of the advisory being upgraded to a warning. Report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request they pass this information on to the National Weather Service. Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio... television... or NOAA Weather Radio station for further information.


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