River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1025 AM EDT SAT MAR 26 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Lowell...Flat River
at Smyrna...Muskegon River at Evart...

.Dry weather is expected through today. Some rain is possible mainly
over the Kalamazoo River basin Sunday and Sunday night. The next
chance for precipitation arrives Wednesday night into Thursday. The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 hour
precipitation.

For the Grand River At Lowell... the latest stage was 8.3 feet at 8
AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 9.7 feet tomorrow early afternoon.  Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

For the Flat River Near Smyrna... the latest stage was 4.9 feet at 9
AM Saturday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 5.3 feet tomorrow early afternoon.  Flood stage is 8.5 feet.

For the Muskegon River At Evart... the latest stage was 9.4 feet at 9
AM Saturday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 10.2 feet early Wednesday morning. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. At
10.0 feet... River is bankfull.

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.

&&

                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Sun   Mon   Tue

Grand River
  Lowell            15.0    8.3    Fri 08 AM   9.6   9.7   9.6

Flat River
  Smyrna             8.5    4.9    Sat 09 AM   5.2   5.3   5.2

Muskegon River
  Evart             12.0    9.4    Sat 09 AM   9.5   9.8  10.1

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