River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Sycamore Creek at Holt...Looking
Glass River at Eagle...Maple River at Maple Rapids...Thornapple River
at Hastings...
.Tonight`s showers will gradually dissipate to spotty or isolated
activity by Thursday morning. Few isolated showers may pop up
Thursday afternoon...but is not expected to result in any widespread
measureable precipitation. Dry and sunny conditions on Friday will
provide a much needed break from the recent wet weather. Overall
precipitation through the next week looks to fall between one-half
to three-quarters of an inch. This will keep soils moist and rivers
somewhat elevated with most sites remaining within banks if not
slowly trending downward. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the latest stage was 5.3 feet at 9
PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.4 feet after midnight tonight.  Flood stage is 8.0
feet.

For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 4.4
feet at 10 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 4.4 feet after midnight tonight.  Flood stage is
7.0 feet.

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 6.6 feet
at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.0 feet Friday morning.  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..

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 4.8
feet at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.0 feet tomorrow early afternoon.  Flood stage is 7.0
feet.  At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of low
lying areas and farmland 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 station for further
information.



&&


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

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0    5.3    Wed 09 PM   5.3   5.0   4.6

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    4.4    Wed 10 PM   4.4   4.3   4.2

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    6.6    Wed 09 PM   6.9   7.0   6.9

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    4.8    Wed 09 PM   5.0   4.8   4.6


$$

jam



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