River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1153 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

River levels are forecast to rise near or possibly above bankfull
following rainfall on Friday at the following locations...

Grand River at Ionia...Lowell...Comstock Park...and Grand Rapids...
Sycamore Creek at Holt...
Looking Glass River at Eagle...
Maple River at Maple Rapids...
Flat River at Smyrna...
Thornapple River at Hastings...
Muskegon River at Croton...

.This forecast is based on expected 48 hour precipitation. Over an
inch of rain could fall from thunderstorms over parts of the area on
Friday. River basins that receive the heavy rainfall will be prone
to rising above bankfull over the following days. Flood advisories
may be issued once the amounts and extent of rainfall become known.

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 7PM
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Fri   Sat   Sun

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   12.1    Thu 11 AM  12.0  12.6  15.1
  Lowell            15.0      M    M           7.4   7.7   8.6
  Comstock Park     12.0      M    M             M   8.8  10.0
  Grand Rapids      18.0    5.8    Thu 11 AM   5.7   6.9   8.9

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0      M    M           3.4   7.1   6.8

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    4.4    Thu 11 AM   4.3   5.0   6.0

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    6.5    Thu 11 AM   6.5   6.9   7.8

Flat River
  Smyrna             8.5    4.3    Thu 10 AM   4.3   4.5   4.8

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    3.8    Thu 11 AM   3.8   4.1   4.9

Muskegon River
  Croton             9.0    6.8    Thu 11 AM   6.8   6.9   7.7


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