Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI
FGUS83 KGRR 161535
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1135 AM EDT TUE AUG 16 2016
The following forecasts are for rivers in southwest lower michigan...
For the Grand River At Jackson... the latest stage was 12.8 feet at
10 AM Tuesday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen 4.3
feet in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 14.0 feet. At 13.0
feet... River is bankfull. River begins to flow into low lying
For the Red Cedar River Above Williamston... the latest stage was 5.1
feet at 11 AM Tuesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.1 feet tomorrow evening. Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
At 7.0 feet... River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low lying areas
adjacent to the river..
For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 3.2 feet
at 11 AM Tuesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.1 feet Thursday early afternoon. Flood stage is 9.0
feet. At 7.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in low
lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas 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
Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
Flood Observed Forecast 7am
Location Stage Stage Day Time Wed Thu Fri
Jackson 14.0 12.8 Tue 10 AM 11.8 12.0 12.1
Williamston 9.0 5.1 Tue 11 AM 6.9 7.0 6.6
Maple Rapids 9.0 3.2 Tue 11 AM 6.2 7.0 6.9