River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1219 PM EDT TUE MAR 25 2014

...WATER LEVELS ARE HIGH OR FORECAST TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT RISES FOR
THE FOLLOWING RIVERS OR CREEKS:  GRAND RIVER AT JACKSON...LANSING...
ADA...ROBINSON TOWNSHIP...KALAMAZOO RIVER AT MARSHALL...ST. JOSEPH
RIVER AT BURLINGTON...

.WARMER AND WETTER CONDITIONS WILL COMMENCE TOWARDS THE END OF THIS
WORK WEEK AND LAST WELL INTO NEXT WEEK. SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT AND
ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION ARE EXPECTED. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS
BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT JACKSON... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 12.4 FEET AT
11 AM TUESDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE RIVER HAS FALLEN -0.1
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
AREAS.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT LANSING... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 8.9 FEET AT 12
PM TUESDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ADA... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 15.8 FEET AT 11 AM
TUESDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS
15.9 FEET TUESDAY MORNING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ROBINSON TOWNSHIP... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 11.2
FEET AT 8 PM SUNDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 11.5 FEET TOMORROW MORNING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 13.3 FEET.
AT 13.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.

FOR THE KALAMAZOO RIVER AT MARSHALL... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.8 FEET
AT 11 AM TUESDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE RIVER HAS FALLEN
0.1 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.  FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.

FOR THE ST JOSEPH RIVER AT BURLINGTON... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.8
FEET AT 12 PM TUESDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  FLOOD STAGE IS
6.5 FEET.  AT 6.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL... MINOR OVERFLOW INTO
LOW LYING WOODED AREAS ALONG THE RIVER BEGINS.

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 7AM
LOCATION           STAGE   STAGE   DAY TIME    WED   THU   FRI

GRAND RIVER
  JACKSON           14.0   12.4    TUE 11 AM  12.2  12.0  11.9
  LANSING           11.0    8.9    TUE 12 PM   8.5   7.7   7.1
  ADA               20.0   15.8    TUE 11 AM  15.7  15.3  15.0
  ROBINSON TOWNSH   13.3   11.2    SUN 08 PM  11.5  11.1  10.7

KALAMAZOO RIVER
  MARSHALL           8.0    5.8    TUE 11 AM   5.6   5.6   5.5

ST. JOSEPH RIVER
  BURLINGTON         6.5    5.8    TUE 12 PM   5.4   5.1   4.9


$$

TJT



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