River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1016 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Looking Glass River at Eagle...

.Wednesday`s system brought rainfall to all of Lower Michigan with
widespread, soaking rain affecting the interior and northern
sections of the state. Observed rainfall amounts over one-quarter of
an inch were common with many reports near or greater than one-half
an inch. Few locations reported over an inch of precipitation.

Another system will approach the Great Lakes Region late Friday
into the day Saturday. Locally heavy rain is possible, which is
expected to elevate river levels through the weekend. Most sites
will remain within banks, but a few sites could reach banfull. Some
uncertainty still exists with heaviest precipitation amounts trending
slightly south in the last couple of updates. The following forecast
is based on observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 4.8
feet at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.6 feet early Sunday morning.  Flood stage is 7.0
feet.  At 6.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of low lying wooded

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


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

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    4.8    Thu 10 AM   4.9   5.0   5.6



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