River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1230 PM EDT THU MAR 27 2014

...WATER LEVELS ARE HIGH OR FORECAST TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT RISES FOR
THE FOLLOWING RIVERS OR CREEKS:  GRAND RIVER AT JACKSON...LANSING...
ADA...ROBINSON TOWNSHIP...THORNAPPLE RIVER AT CALEDONIA...KALAMAZOO
RIVER AT COMSTOCK...NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA RIVER AT MT PLEASANT...

THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT JACKSON... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 12.2 FEET AT
11 AM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 13.1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0
FEET.  AT 13.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.  RIVER BEGINS TO FLOW INTO
LOW LYING AREAS.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT LANSING... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 7.4 FEET AT 12
PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED
IS 8.4 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ADA... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET AT 11 AM
THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS
16.6 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET. AT 17.0
FEET...RIVER IS BANKFULL.

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ROBINSON TOWNSHIP... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 11.5
FEET AT 11 AM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 11.9 FEET WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  FLOOD STAGE IS
13.3 FEET.  AT 13.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.

FOR THE THORNAPPLE RIVER NEAR CALEDONIA... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 6.2
FEET AT 11 AM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 8.7 FEET TUESDAY EVENING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
AT 8.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.  EXPECT OVERFLOW INTO LOW LYING
AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.

FOR THE KALAMAZOO RIVER AT COMSTOCK... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 6.8 FEET
AT 11 AM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE RIVER HAS FALLEN
0.20 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.  FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.

FOR THE KALAMAZOO RIVER NEAR NEW RICHMOND... THE LATEST STAGE WAS
14.7 FEET AT 12 PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM
STAGE FORECASTED IS 14.8 FEET TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.  FLOOD STAGE
IS 17.0 FEET.

FOR THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 3.5
FEET AT 11 AM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 5.7 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.  FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.

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 7AM
LOCATION           STAGE   STAGE   DAY TIME    FRI   SAT   SUN

GRAND RIVER
  JACKSON           14.0   12.2    THU 11 AM  12.9  12.6  12.5
  LANSING           11.0    7.4    THU 12 PM   7.2   7.7   8.2
  ADA               20.0   14.8    THU 11 AM  14.3  14.4  14.8
  ROBINSON TOWNSH   13.3   11.5    THU 11 AM  11.1  11.0  11.0

THORNAPPLE RIVER
  CALEDONIA         10.0    6.2    THU 11 AM   6.0   6.7   7.1

KALAMAZOO RIVER
  COMSTOCK           9.0    6.8    THU 11 AM   6.7   6.3   6.3
  NEW RICHMOND      17.0   14.7    THU 12 PM  14.7  14.7  14.5

CHIPPEWA RIVER
  MT PLEASANT        8.0    3.5    THU 11 AM   4.2   4.9   5.2


$$

COBB




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