River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
942 PM EDT WED MAR 23 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Lowell...Comstock
Park...Grand Rapids...Red Cedar at East Lansing...Flat River at
Smyrna...Thornapple River at Hastings...

.Between 1 and 1.5 inches of additional rainfall is expected
through Friday morning. After a dry Friday and Saturday...more
precipitation is expected Sunday into Monday. 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 8.1 feet after
midnight tonight.  Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

For the Grand River Near Comstock Park... no observed stage was
available.  No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is
11.6 feet Monday evening.  Flood stage is 12.0 feet.  At 12.0 feet...
Expect minor flooding of homes along Abrigador Trail..

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 7.3 feet
at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.4 feet Tuesday evening.  Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

For the Red Cedar River At East Lansing... the latest stage was 4.1
feet at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.1 feet early Sunday morning.  Flood stage is 7.0
feet.  At 6.0 feet... River reaches bankfull and low lying areas
flood..

For the Flat River Near Smyrna... the latest stage was 4.3 feet at 8
PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.9 feet Monday morning.  Flood stage is 8.5 feet.

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 4.1
feet at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  Flood stage is
7.0 feet.

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    Thu   Fri   Sat

Grand River
  Lowell            15.0      M    M           7.8   7.7     M
  Comstock Park     12.0      M    M          10.0  10.4  11.2
  Grand Rapids      18.0    7.3    Wed 09 PM   8.8   9.6  10.9

Red Cedar
  East Lansing       7.0    4.1    Wed 09 PM   4.8   5.8   6.1

Flat River
  Smyrna             8.5    4.3    Wed 08 PM   4.6   5.1   5.6

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    4.1    Wed 09 PM   3.9   3.8     M


$$

TJT



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