Updated: Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013, 10:58 AM EST
Published : Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013, 5:41 AM EST
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Unseasonably warm temperatures and rain across West Michigan Tuesday are leading to flooding concerns.
A portion of E. Ottogan Street was closed Tuesday evening due to about 8 inches of standing water on the road. It is closed between 44th Street in Allegan County and 80th Avenue in Ottawa County, according to Allegan County dispatchers.
Road commission workers will inspect the road and it is not yet known exactly when the road will reopen.
There are numerous Flood Advisories, Watches and Warnings issued for area counties through Feb. 5.
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During the day, a strong southerly wind and melting snow-pack led to near-record high temperatures, which caused snowmelt and led to flooding concerns.
Showers and thunderstorms became widespread Tuesday evening, adding to those concerns. Many locations received 1 to 2 inches of rain before the front moves through midday Wednesday.
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