Flood Advisory
Areas affected:
Allegan, MI; Van Buren, MI

MIC005-159-221100-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Allegan MI-Van Buren MI-
1000 PM EDT SAT JUL 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for…
South central Allegan County in southwestern Michigan…
Northeastern Van Buren County in southwestern Michigan…

* Until 700 AM EDT Sunday.

* At 958 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
moderate to heavy rain which will cause minor flooding. Up to 4
inches of rain has fallen this evening with an additional half to
one inch of rain possible before midnight. This additional rain
will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT…LON 4256 8581 4242 8594 4242 8582 4231 8586
4232 8601 4237 8612 4252 8603 4260 8594

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Beach Hazard Statement
Areas affected:
Berrien, MI

INZ003-MIZ077-221000-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-180722T2100Z/
La Porte-Berrien-
950 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 /850 PM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018/

…BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON…

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED…

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED…

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED…

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS…North to northeast winds 10 to 15
mph with gusts around 25 mph into Sunday, resulting in waves
of 3 to 5 feet, especially along the Laporte county beaches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from the shore…which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.

&&

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Flood Advisory
Areas affected:
Allegan, MI; Van Buren, MI

MIC005-159-221100-
/O.NEW.KGRR.FA.Y.0008.180722T0200Z-180722T1100Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Allegan MI-Van Buren MI-
1000 PM EDT SAT JUL 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for…
South central Allegan County in southwestern Michigan…
Northeastern Van Buren County in southwestern Michigan…

* Until 700 AM EDT Sunday.

* At 958 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
moderate to heavy rain which will cause minor flooding. Up to 4
inches of rain has fallen this evening with an additional half to
one inch of rain possible before midnight. This additional rain
will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT…LON 4256 8581 4242 8594 4242 8582 4231 8586
4232 8601 4237 8612 4252 8603 4260 8594

$$