River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1139 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Looking Glass River at Eagle...Maple
River at Maple Rapids...Thornapple River at Hastings...

.An upper level low will allow precipitation to linger through
today and into tonight. Drier weather will move back in Thursday and
remain through Friday. The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 4.2
feet at 11 AM Wednesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 5.1 feet Friday 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 6.4 feet
at 11 AM Wednesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 7.1 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 4.7
feet at 11 AM Wednesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast 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 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Thu   Fri   Sat

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    4.2    Wed 11 AM   4.7   5.1   5.0

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    6.4    Wed 11 AM   6.7   7.1   6.8

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    4.7    Wed 11 AM   4.9   4.9   4.7

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