River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1047 AM EST THU DEC 29 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Comstock Park...
Sycamore Creek at Holt...Thornapple River at Hastings...

.Area rivers continue to show the effects of rapid snowmelt and
runoff. Advisories continue at Maple Rapids and Ionia. Flooding of
low areas near rivers is expected. Significant flooding is not
expected.  Another quarter inch of precipitation is expected over the
region through Friday, which could produce minor secondary rises or
slower recessions. The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 48 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River Near Comstock Park... the latest stage was 10.2
feet at 9 AM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen
0.5 feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 12.0 feet. At 11.0
feet... River is bankfull.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the latest stage was 7.1 feet at 11
AM Tuesday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen 0.3 feet
in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 8.0 feet. At 8.0 feet...
Expect minor flooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river, in
the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and sections of East Mt. Hope
Road.

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 4.9
feet at 10 AM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The river has
risen 0.2 feet in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 7.0 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    Fri   Sat   Sun

Grand River
  Comstock Park     12.0   10.2    Thu 09 AM  10.0  9.8   9.6

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0    7.1    Tue 11 AM   5.5   5.0   4.6

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    4.9    Thu 10 AM   4.8   4.7   4.5

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