River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1046 AM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...Water levels may approach or exceed bankfull over the next couple
days on the following rivers: Grand River at Lowell and Muskegon
River at Croton...

.Rainfall amounts ranging from a half inch to over one inch fell
across much of the area Thursday morning. Additional basin-average
rainfall of about a half-inch is expected especially in the upper
Grand and Kalamazoo river basins. This will lead to rises on some
rivers and prolong the stages above bankfull. The following forecast
is based on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Lowell... no observed stage was available. No
flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecasted is 10.3 feet
Sunday morning. Flood stage is 15.0 feet. Bankfull stage is 10 feet.

For the Muskegon River Near Croton... the latest stage was 7.6 feet
at 9 AM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 8.2 feet early Saturday morning. Flood stage is 9.0
feet. At 8.0 feet... River is bankfull.

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.



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

Grand River
  Lowell            15.0      M    M           9.4   9.8  10.3

Muskegon River
  Croton             9.0    7.6    Thu 09 AM   7.9   8.2   8.1


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