River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
945 AM EDT SUN MAR 27 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Muskegon River at Croton...Chippewa
River at Mt Pleasant...

.River levels are running high as a result of recent precipitation.
Some flooding of low lying areas adjacent to river banks is
occurring. Additional rain is expected on Sunday, but amounts will
not be excessive. The next chance of rain arrives Wednesday into
Thursday. The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24
hour precipitation.

For the Muskegon River Near Croton... the latest stage was 7.2 feet
at 9 AM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 8.1 feet Tuesday evening. 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.

For the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant... the latest stage was 5.7
feet at 9 AM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 5.8 feet after midnight tonight. Flood stage is 8.0
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.

&&

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

Muskegon River
  Croton             9.0    7.2    Sun 09 AM   7.5   8.0   8.1

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    5.7    Sun 09 AM   5.8   5.5   5.3


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