River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1016 AM EST SUN DEC 25 2016

The following forecasts are for rivers in southwest Lower Michigan...

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 11.3 feet at 10
AM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 16.1 feet Thursday morning.  Flood stage is 21.0 feet.

For the Grand River At Lowell... the latest stage was estimated at
6.0 feet. No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is
9.9 feet Friday morning.  Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 4.8 feet
at 9 AM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 8.4 feet Thursday early afternoon.  Flood stage is 9.0
feet.  At 9.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and a
home along County Line Road..

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 3.7
feet at 9 AM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.7 feet early Thursday morning.  Flood stage is 7.0
feet.  At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of low
lying areas and farmland 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.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr



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                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Mon   Tue   Wed

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   11.3    Sun 10 AM  11.7  12.9  15.0
  Lowell            15.0      M    m           6.1   6.9   8.0

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    4.8    Sun 09 AM   5.4   6.7   7.9

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    3.7    Sun 09 AM   3.7   4.5   5.4


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