Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI
FGUS83 KGRR 021558
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1158 AM EDT WED NOV 2 2016
The following forecasts are for rivers in South-Central Lower
For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 10.9 feet at 11
AM Wednesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecasted
is 13.2 feet Saturday evening. Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet. Flood
stage is 21.0 feet.
For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the latest stage was 4.7 feet at 11
AM Wednesday. No significant flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.3 feet Thursday morning. Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet.
Flood stage is 8.0 feet. At 6.0 feet... Flooding begins in low lying
areas along the creek and at the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and
Scott Woods Park.
For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 3.8
feet at 11 AM Wednesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 4.8 feet Friday early afternoon. Bankfull stage is 5.0
feet. Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 6.2 feet
at 11 AM Wednesday. No significantflooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecasted is 7.8 feet Saturday morning. Bankfull stage is 7.0
feet. Flood stage is 9.0 feet. Above 7.0 feet... Expect minor
flooding in low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent
to the river.
Safety message...Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
Stay tuned to further developments by listening to NOAA Weather
Radio, or online at www.weather.gov/grr .
Flood Observed Forecast 7am
Location Stage Stage Day Time Thu Fri Sat
Ionia 21.0 10.9 Wed 11 AM 11.2 12.3 13.1
Holt 8.0 4.7 Wed 11 AM 6.3 5.8 5.1
Looking Glass River
Eagle 7.0 3.8 Wed 11 AM 4.4 4.7 4.8
Maple Rapids 9.0 6.2 Wed 11 AM 6.4 7.4 7.8