River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1155 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

.The potential for ice jams, a warm up over the next few days, and
rain on Monday may cause some rivers to rise above bankfull next
week. The following forecasts are based on expected precipitation and
snowmelt though 7 AM Monday.

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 11.4 feet at 11
AM Saturday. The maximum stage forecasted is 14.2 feet Thursday
morning. Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet. At 15.0 feet... high water
affects North Drive on Ionia Fairgrounds.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... no observed stage was available.
The maximum stage forecasted is 6.7 feet early Tuesday morning. 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 4.5
feet at 11 AM Saturday. The maximum stage forecasted is 6.2 feet
Wednesday morning. Bankfull is at 5.0 feet. At 6.0 feet... expect
minor flooding of low lying wooded areas.

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 5.4 feet
at 11 AM Saturday. The maximum stage forecasted is 8.2 feet Thursday
afternoon. At 7.0 feet... river is bankfull. Flood stage is 9.0 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 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Sun   Mon   Tue

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   11.4    Sat 11 AM  11.2  11.5  12.3

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0      M    M           4.8   5.9   6.7

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    4.5    Sat 11 AM   4.6   4.9   5.8

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    5.4    Sat 11 AM   5.6   6.0   7.0


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