Hazardous Weather Outlook


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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1156 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
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1156 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.
.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight
Flooding will continue in low lying areas and near creeks, streams 
and rivers. Some roadways have been closed.  River ice jams could 
add to the flooding issues.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
River levels are expected to remain high into the weekend as the
precipitation routes it way down area rivers. 
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain may occur late Thursday night 
into Friday.  This may impact the Friday morning commute before it 
changes to all rain by noon. Precipitation amount from this system 
are expected to be light.
Another system will move through the area Sunday and that will
bring mostly rain but we could see some snow showers behind the
system Sunday night.  This may extend flooding issues.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed.
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