River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1041 PM EDT Sat Oct 14 2017

...Water levels are expected to rise significantly on the Grand River...
Maple River...and Kalamazoo River due to recent heavy rainfall. River
levels at the following locations are expected to reach bankfull.

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

For the Grand River At Lowell... no observed stage was available.  No
flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is 10.0 feet
Tuesday early afternoon.  Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 2.7 feet
at 10 PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.5 feet Tuesday morning.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

For the Kalamazoo River At Comstock... the latest stage was 6.2 feet
at 10 PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.0 feet early Monday morning.  Flood stage is 9.0
feet.  At 7.0 feet... River is bankfull..

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    Sun   Mon   Tue

Grand River
  Lowell            15.0      M    M           6.5   8.0  10.0

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    2.7    Sat 10 PM   5.4   6.3   6.4

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    6.2    Sat 10 PM   6.9   6.9   6.5


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