Flood Warning Issued By The National Weather Service For Jackson, MI

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood warning for Jackson, MI starting on 9/1/2018 6:16:00 PM. NWS estimates this event is ‘likely’ to happen and the event is categorized as ‘severe.’

The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to avoid the area. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Map showing affected area for flood warning
Map showing affected area for flood warning

Original Alert From The National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

  • Flood Warning for:
    Jackson County in south central Michigan
  • Until 915 AM EDT Sunday.
  • At 915 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
    heavy rain which are causing flooding in Jackson. MDOT reports
    Interstate 94 is closed at exit 141 due to water on the highway.
    Up to three inches of rain have already fallen and additional rain
    may fall overnight.
  • Some locations which could experience flooding tonight include:
    Jackson, Vandercook Lake, Brooklyn, Grass Lake, Leoni, Spring
    Arbor, Napoleon, Sandstone, Norvell, Pulaski, Concord, Horton,
    Springport, Parma, Hanover, Oak Point, Topkins, Rives Junction,
    Sunset Beach and Michigan Center.