River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
101 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

The following forecasts are for rivers in southwest lower michigan...

For the Flat River Near Smyrna... the latest stage was 4.2 feet at 11
AM Monday. The river may reach bankfull Wednesday night. The maximum
stage forecasted is 6.0 feet Friday morning. At 5.0 feet, the river
is bankfull. Flood stage is 8.5 feet.

For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
13.9 feet at 12 PM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 14.9 feet early Thursday morning.  Flood stage is
17.0 feet.  At 15.0 feet... River is bankfull and begins to spill
over into large swampy areas along the river. Boardwalk along the
river would become flooded..

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.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr



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

Flat River
  Smyrna             8.5    4.2    Mon 11 AM   4.5   5.2   5.7

Kalamazoo River
  New Richmond      17.0   13.9    Mon 12 PM  14.2  14.7  14.9


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