River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1107 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Eaton Rapids...Grand
Rapids...Portage River at Vicksburg...

.Colder air continues to work into the region. Lake effect snow
is expected into the weekend with light precipitation. This
should help limit flooding resulting from recent rainfall.
The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour
precipitation.

For the Portage River Near Vicksburg... Minor flooding was
occurring... with a stage of 5.1 feet measured at 9 PM Wednesday.
Flood stage is 5.0 feet.At 5.0 feet... Expect overflows into wooded
areas and farmland adjacent to the river.

For the Grand River At Eaton Rapids... the latest stage was 3.9 feet
at 8 AM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.0 feet tomorrow early afternoon.  Flood stage is 6.0
feet.  At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor overflow into
low lying areas..

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 8.4 feet
at 10 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.3 feet early Monday morning.  Flood stage is 18.0
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 7PM
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Thu   Fri   Sat

Grand River
  Eaton Rapids       6.0    3.9    Wed 08 AM   5.0   5.0   4.8
  Grand Rapids      18.0    8.4    Wed 10 PM   9.2  10.6  11.8

Portage River
  Vicksburg          5.0    5.1    Wed 09 PM   5.0   4.8   4.7


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