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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State MICHIGAN
County/Area VAN BUREN
WFO GRR
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-08-13 11:30:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 0N VAN BUREN BLUFFS
Begin Lat/Lon 42.35/-86.3
End Date 2011-08-13 15:30:00.0 EST-5
End Location 7SW TOQUIN
End Lat/Lon 42.19/-86.33
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Thunderstorm wind damage included downed trees and power lines across portions of Calhoun, Kent and Ottawa counties. The southern half of Newaygo county experienced significant flooding where campers in Henning Park just east northeast of the town of Newaygo were evacuated.
Event Narrative Numerous roads were washed out as reported by road commission. Flash flooding occurred on 2nd avenue in South Haven and forced the cancellation of the National Blueberry Festival.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
BATTLE CREEK CALHOUN CO. MI 08/13/2011 10:49 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VAN BUREN BLUFFS VAN BUREN CO. MI 08/13/2011 11:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
HESPERIA NEWAYGO CO. MI 08/13/2011 12:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
ZEELAND OTTAWA CO. MI 08/13/2011 14:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALPINE KENT CO. MI 08/13/2011 14:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ATHENS CALHOUN CO. MI 08/13/2011 16:22 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODVILLE JACKSON CO. MI 08/13/2011 17:00 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 200.00K 0.00K