May 1, 2019 – Albion, MI (AMN) – A Flood Advisory has been issuer for Calhoun County. This includes Albion. Rains will last all day with intermittent storms expected. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued the below advisory.
* Flood Advisory for Calhoun County in south central Michigan Allegan County in southwestern Michigan Van Buren County in southwestern Michigan Jackson County in south central Michigan Ingham County in south central Michigan Barry County in southwestern Michigan Kalamazoo County in southwestern Michigan Eaton County in south central Michigan.
* Until 830 PM EDT Wednesday.
* At 225 AM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain which will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include Lansing, Kalamazoo, Portage, Jackson, Holland, Charlotte, Albion,
Mason, Hastings, Marshall, Eaton Rapids, Allegan, South Haven, Plainwell, Paw Paw, Waverly, Westwood, Vandercook Lake, Haslett andEast Lansing.
Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood