River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1010 AM EDT MON APR 17 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Thornapple River at Hastings...
Muskegon River at Croton...

.Dry weather is forecast through Tuesday with high pressure
influencing our weather. The dry weather should allow most
area rivers to continue to fall. Significant rain is possible
Wednesday night and Thursday. The following forecast is based
on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 4.6
feet at 9 AM Monday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen
0.2 feet in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 7.0 feet.

For the Muskegon River Near Croton... the latest stage was 7.3 feet
at 9 AM Monday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 8.0 feet Thursday morning. Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
At 8.0 feet... River is bankfull. River begins to exceed its banks
and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along 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    Tue   Wed   Thu

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    4.6    Mon 09 AM   4.5   4.3   4.3

Muskegon River
  Croton             9.0    7.3    Mon 09 AM   7.5   7.7   8.0

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