... Flood Advisory remains in effect for Ottawa... Muskegon... Oceana...
Newaygo... Montcalm... Mecosta... Kent... Isabella and Gratiot counties
until 630 PM EDT...
At 247 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar showed one
round of heavy rain lifting north of the advisory area. Additional
showers and thunderstorms were developing upstream across Southern
Lake Michigan to near Allegan and Kalamazoo. This area of
precipitation was lifting northeast.
Measured rainfall amounts over two inches have already been received
from Croton. Hourly amount between a half inch to an inch have been
measured at both Big Rapids and Mount Pleasant.
Another round of showers and thunderstorms will track through the
advisory area as a result through 5 PM. The rain could be heavy at
times. Locally up to another inch of rain could fall from this
second batch of precipitation.
Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor flooding to
occur. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Alma...
Big Rapids... Grand Haven... Grand Rapids... Greenville... Holland...
Howard City... Mount Pleasant... Muskegon... Newaygo... Pentwater...
Ashley... Barryton... Beechwood... Bitely... Cedar Springs...
Coopersville... Edmore... Fremont... Hudsonville... Ithaca... Lowell...
Mecosta... Morley... Rockford... Rosebush... Shelby... Sparta... Stanton
Excessive runoff from this storm will cause minor flooding of small
creeks and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.
Lat... Lon 4367 8654 4382 8643 4382 8461 4347 8461
4347 8437 4312 8437 4312 8531 4277 8531
4277 8621 4308 8626 4337 8643
Updated — 4:53 PM EDT on May 22, 2013
Forecast for Kentwood (49506)
H 75° / L 50°
H 63° / L 41°
H 64° / L 45°
H 64° / L 46°
H 75° / L 52°
Overcast with thunderstorms and rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 75F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.Wednesday Night
Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers, then rain showers after midnight. Low of 50F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.
Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 63F. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 41F. Winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph.
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 64F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph.Friday Night
Clear. Low of 45F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 64F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NW in the afternoon.Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 46F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the ESE after midnight.
Partly cloudy. High of 75F. Winds less than 5 mph.Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low of 52F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE after midnight.