River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1152 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Jackson...Robinson
Township...Maple River at Maple Rapids...

.Over an inch and a half of rain has fallen in Western Lower
Michigan with over an additional two inches possible through
Tuesday. Rivers will rise with many exceeding bank full and a few
going to flood. The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 48 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Jackson... the latest stage was 9.4 feet at 10
AM Monday.  No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast
is 12.6 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 Robinson Township... the latest stage was 10.5
feet at 8 AM Monday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 12.7 feet early Saturday morning. Flood stage is 13.3
feet. At 13.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 3.2 feet
at 11 AM Monday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 7.0 feet Thursday 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.

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

Grand River
  Jackson           14.0    9.4    Mon 10 AM  12.0  11.2  11.1
  Robinson Townsh   13.3   10.5    Mon 08 AM  10.8  11.5  12.2

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    3.2    Mon 11 AM   5.0   6.4   7.0

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