River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1226 PM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

The following forecasts are for rivers in southwest lower michigan...

For the Grand River At Portland... the latest stage was 10.6 feet at
12 PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast is
10.8 feet early Sunday morning. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. At 11.0
feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of low areas along
the river upstream and downstream of Portland..

For the Grand River Near Comstock Park... the latest stage was 9.7
feet at 8 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 10.3 feet early Monday morning. Flood stage is 12.0
feet. At 11.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
15.0 feet at 12 PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecast is 15.0 feet this afternoon. Flood stage is 17.0
feet. At 15.0 feet... River is bankfull and begins to spill over
into large swampy areas along the river. Boardwalk along the river
would become flooded.

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.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

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                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Sat   Sun   Mon

Grand River
  Portland          12.0   10.6    Fri 12 PM  10.6  10.8  10.7
  Comstock Park     12.0    9.7    Fri 08 AM   9.8  10.1  10.3

Kalamazoo River
  New Richmond      17.0   15.0    Fri 12 PM  14.9  14.7  14.5

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