River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
853 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Ionia...Sycamore
Creek at Holt...Looking Glass River at Eagle...Maple River at Maple
Rapids...

.An active weather pattern starting tonight and lasting through at
least early next week will provide multiple episodes of light rain,
and occasional periods of heavier rain. Thursday night through
Sunday, rainfall totals between 0.75 and 1.5 inches may fall over the
area, with the higher-end amounts favored in Muskegon river basin.
River levels will likely rise as a result. Some rivers may eventually
climb back to bankfull next week. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 11.3 feet at 8
PM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 13.7 feet Tuesday morning. Flood stage is 21.0 feet.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the stage was estimated at 4.1
feet at 8 PM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 6.5 feet early Sunday morning. Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
At 6.0 feet... Flooding begins in low lying areas along the creek
and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods Park..

For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 4.0
feet at 8 PM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.1 feet early Monday morning. Flood stage is 7.0
feet. At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 5.6 feet
at 8 PM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 7.2 feet Tuesday early afternoon. Flood stage is 9.0 feet. At 7.0
feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in low lying
pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the river.

Safety message... Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local
radio, television, or NOAA Weather Radio station for further
information.

&&

                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7PM
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Fri   Sat   Sun

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   11.3    Thu 08 PM  11.2  11.2  12.3

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0   E4.1    Thu 08 PM   3.9   6.3   6.1

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    4.0    Thu 08 PM   4.1   4.4   5.0

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    5.6    Thu 08 PM   5.4   5.6   6.6

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