River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1039 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Robinson Township...
Red Cedar at Williamston...Flat River at Smyrna...Kalamazoo River at
Comstock...Chippewa River at Mt Pleasant...

.The heaviest of the rain with this system is over for the area.
Between one and two inches of rain fell over most of the area. We
expect that up to another quarter of an inch of rainfall can be
expected through Friday before the rain ends.

For the Grand River At Robinson Township... the latest stage was 10.9
feet at 8 PM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.9 feet Tuesday morning.  Flood stage is 13.3 feet.
At 13.0 feet... River is bankfull..

For the Red Cedar River Above Williamston... the latest stage was 6.3
feet at 10 PM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.9 feet Saturday morning.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

For the Flat River Near Smyrna... the latest stage was 4.8 feet at 9
PM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 5.4 feet Saturday evening.  Flood stage is 8.5 feet.

For the Kalamazoo River At Comstock... the latest stage was 6.5 feet
at 10 PM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.9 feet Saturday morning.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

For the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant... the latest stage was 4.5
feet at 10 PM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.9 feet Saturday early afternoon.  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.



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                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7PM
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Fri   Sat   Sun

Grand River
  Robinson Townsh   13.3   10.9    Thu 08 PM  11.3  11.7  12.1

Red Cedar
  Williamston        9.0    6.3    Thu 10 PM   6.8   6.9   6.9

Flat River
  Smyrna             8.5    4.8    Thu 09 PM   5.2   5.4   5.4

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    6.5    Thu 10 PM   6.8   6.9   6.9

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    4.5    Thu 10 PM   5.4   5.9   5.8


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