Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI
FGUS83 KGRR 100241
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1041 PM EDT SUN APR 9 2017
The following forecasts are for rivers in southwest lower michigan...
For the St Joseph River At Burlington... the latest stage was 5.9
feet at 10 PM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The river has
fallen 0.1 feet in the past 12 hours. Flood stage is 6.5 feet. At 6.0
feet... River is bankfull, minor overflow into low lying wooded areas
along the river begins..
For the Muskegon River Near Croton... the latest stage was 7.9 feet
at 9 PM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The river level has
remained steady in the past 12 hours. Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
At 8.0 feet... River is bankfull. River begins to exceed its banks and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along 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
Flood Observed Forecast 7pm
Location Stage Stage Day Time Mon Tue Wed
St. Joseph River
Burlington 6.5 5.9 Sun 10 PM 5.8 5.7 5.5
Croton 9.0 7.9 Sun 09 PM 7.9 7.7 7.5