River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
956 PM EDT THU APR 3 2014

THE FOLLOWING FORECASTS ARE FOR RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ROBINSON TOWNSHIP... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 11.8
FEET AT 10 AM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE RIVER HAS
FALLEN M FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.  FLOOD STAGE IS 13.3 FEET.  AT
13.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.

FOR THE KALAMAZOO RIVER AT MARSHALL... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.6 FEET
AT 8 PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 6.2 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
AT 6.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL. EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF FARMLAND
AND PASTURES ADJACENT TO THE RIVER.

FOR THE PORTAGE RIVER NEAR VICKSBURG... NO OBSERVED STAGE WAS
AVAILABLE.  NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS
5.0 FEET TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.  FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.  AT 5.0
FEET... EXPECT OVERFLOWS INTO WOODED AREAS AND FARMLAND ADJACENT TO
THE RIVER .

FOR THE ST JOSEPH RIVER AT BURLINGTON... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.4
FEET AT 9 PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 6.0 FEET MONDAY MORNING.  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 7PM
LOCATION           STAGE   STAGE   DAY TIME    FRI   SAT   SUN

GRAND RIVER
  ROBINSON TOWNSH   13.3   11.8    THU 10 AM  11.6  11.4  11.2

KALAMAZOO RIVER
  MARSHALL           8.0    5.6    THU 08 PM   6.0   6.1   5.9

PORTAGE RIVER
  VICKSBURG          5.0      M    M           5.0   4.8   4.6

ST. JOSEPH RIVER
  BURLINGTON         6.5    5.4    THU 09 PM   5.7   5.9   5.9


$$

EBW





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