Ionia Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:42 PM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Grand River at Ionia.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 23.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall below flood stage by
Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact, at 23.0 feet... expect moderate flooding of several roads,
businesses, and residences, in the Ionia area and of structures
located in the Ionia Fairgrounds. Water halfway up windows on
automobile building at Ionia Fairgrounds. Water begins to flood
parking lot of dollar general store, save-a-lot, and the Ionia
Secretary of state office. Homes along Quarry Road begin to flood.
* Flood history, this crest compares to a previous crest of 23.4 feet
on may 25 2004.


Lat... Lon 4297 8524 4303 8488 4296 8499 4290 8521





Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:56 PM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 08 PM Saturday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.4 feet by after midnight
tonight.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet... expect minor flooding of low lying areas
adjacent to the river and double r ranch campground.


Lat... Lon 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527




Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:04 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 2 PM EST this
afternoon...

Hazardous weather...

* wind gusts to 50 mph are expected into early afternoon.

Impacts...

* loose objects outside may be blown around. Tree branches may be
   blown down and then take down power lines resulting in
   localized power outages.

* Hazardous travel for high profile vehicles.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for
   high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



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Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:56 PM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Flat River near Smyrna
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 08 PM Saturday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 6.4 feet by after midnight
tonight.
* Impact, at 6.0 feet... expect minor flooding of low lying areas
adjacent to the river and double r ranch campground.


Lat... Lon 4308 8520 4296 8528 4296 8534 4298 8541
      4306 8530 4312 8527