River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
925 PM EST FRI JAN 8 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Ionia...Sycamore
Creek at Holt...Looking Glass River at Eagle...Maple River at Maple
Rapids...

.Current weather conditions are being influenced by a storm system
that is tracking northeast through Missouri and Illinois. This system
will be responsible for increasing chances for rainfall today into
Saturday. The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24
hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 10.2 feet at 9
PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 13.9 feet early Wednesday morning.  Flood stage is 21.0 feet.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the latest stage was 3.6 feet at 8
PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 6.3 feet early Sunday morning. 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 3.6
feet at 9 PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 5.2 feet Monday morning. Flood stage is 7.0 feet. At
5.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 4.9 feet
at 9 PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 7.4 feet Tuesday early afternoon. Flood stage is 9.0 feet. At 7.0
feet... River is bankfull. 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 your local
radio, television or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.

&&

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

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   10.2    Fri 09 PM  10.5  12.2  13.3

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0    3.6    Fri 08 PM   6.1   6.3   6.1

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    3.6    Fri 09 PM   4.3   5.1   5.2

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    4.9    Fri 09 PM   5.8   6.9   7.3


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