River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
951 PM EDT THU MAY 15 2014

...WATER LEVELS ARE HIGH OR FORECAST TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT RISES FOR
THE FOLLOWING RIVERS OR CREEKS:  THORNAPPLE RIVER AT HASTINGS...

.RIVERS WILL CONTINUE RUNNING HIGH ACROSS THE AREA WITH ADDITIONAL
RISES EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA INTO THE WEEKEND GIVEN RECENT RAINS.
ONLY A TENTH OR TWO OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY...
WITH DRY WEATHER ON TAP SUNDAY INTO NEXT WEEK. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST
IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION.

FOR THE THORNAPPLE RIVER ABOVE HASTINGS... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 4.1
FEET AT 9 PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 5.1 FEET SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0
FEET.  AT 5.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.  EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF
LOW LYING AREAS AND FARMLAND ADJACENT TO 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.




&&

                   FLOOD  OBSERVED              FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STAGE   STAGE   DAY TIME    FRI   SAT   SUN

THORNAPPLE RIVER
  HASTINGS           7.0    4.1    THU 09 PM   5.0   5.1   4.9


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