River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
939 AM EST SUN NOV 27 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Ionia...Sycamore
Creek at Holt...Looking Glass River at Eagle...Maple River at Maple
Rapids...

.Anticipated rainfall of one half to one inch...locally more...will
occur Monday into Tuesday as a strong storm system moves into the
upper Midwest. The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 10.5 feet at 9
AM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 14.5 feet early Friday morning. At 15.0 feet...high water affects
North Drive on Ionia Fairgrounds. Flood stage is 21.0 feet.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the latest stage was 4.4 feet at 8
AM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 6.9 feet Tuesday early afternoon.  Flood stage is 8.0 feet.  At
6.0 feet... Flooding begins in low lying areas along the creek and at
the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods Park..

For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 3.8
feet at 9 AM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.3 feet Thursday morning.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull..

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 5.3 feet
at 9 AM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 8.5 feet Thursday evening.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
At 9.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and a home
along County Line Road..

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 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Mon   Tue   Wed

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   10.5    Sun 09 AM  10.4  10.6  12.2

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0    4.4    Sun 08 AM   4.1   6.5   6.4

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    3.8    Sun 09 AM   3.7   4.0   5.1

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    5.3    Sun 09 AM   5.8   6.6   7.8


$$

Hoving



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