River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1005 PM EDT WED MAR 19 2014

...WATER LEVELS ARE HIGH OR FORECAST TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT RISES FOR
THE FOLLOWING RIVERS OR CREEKS:  GRAND RIVER AT ADA...ROBINSON
TOWNSHIP...
.AROUND A TENTH TO A THIRD OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL FELL ACROSS THE
REGION ON WEDNESDAY. WARMER TEMPERATURES HAVE CONTINUED TO MELT
AWAY THE SNOW...AND RIVERS ARE ON THE RISE. LARGE CHUNKS OF ICE
WERE ALSO REPORTED ON THE GRAND RIVER UPSTREAM OF COMSTOCK PARK.
THE ICE WAS MOVING DOWNSTREAM OF COMSTOCK PARK...HOWEVER AN ICE
JAM WAS REPORTED JUST UPSTREAM OF THE M-21 BRIDGE IN ADA. ICE JAMS
CAN FORM QUICKLY AND CAUSE RAPID FLUCTUATIONS IN RIVER LEVELS. DRY
WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED ON THURSDAY WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
MOVING IN FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON
OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ADA... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 13.3 FEET AT 9 PM
WEDNESDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED
IS 16.6 FEET MONDAY MORNING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ROBINSON TOWNSHIP... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 9.9
FEET AT 6 PM WEDNESDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 11.4 FEET TUESDAY EVENING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 13.3 FEET.
AT 13.0 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.




&&

                   FLOOD  OBSERVED              FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION           STAGE   STAGE   DAY TIME    THU   FRI   SAT

GRAND RIVER
  ADA               20.0   13.3    WED 09 PM  14.0  14.9  16.0
  ROBINSON TOWNSH   13.3    9.9    WED 06 PM  10.2  10.4  10.6


$$

EBW





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