River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FGUS83 KGRR 301505
RVSGRR
MIC005-065-067-073-077-081-107-139-311705-


HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1105 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:
Grand River at Comstock Park, Grand Rapids and Robinson Twp...
Red Cedar at Williamston and East Lansing...
Flat River at Smyrna...
Kalamazoo River at New Richmond...
Portage River at Vicksburg...
Little Muskegon at Morley...
Chippewa River at Mt Pleasant...

River levels are on the rise and ample rainfall will result in
additional rises over the next couple of days. Widespread rainfall
amounts of one-half to nearly one inch were reported early
this morning. A brief lull will occur late this morning into early
afternoon before another round moves in this afternoon. The following
forecasts are based on observed and forecast 48 hour precipitation.
.

For the Portage River Near Vicksburg... the latest stage was
estimated to be near 4.6 feet at 10 AM Thursday... Expect overflows
into wooded areas and farmland adjacent to the river.

For the Grand River Near Comstock Park... the latest stage was 9.8
feet at 9 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 11.9 feet Monday early afternoon.  Flood stage is 12.0
feet.  At 12.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of homes along Abrigador
Trail..

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 8.5 feet
at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 13.6 feet early Tuesday morning.  Flood stage is 18.0
feet.

For the Grand River At Robinson Township... the latest stage was 10.7
feet at 7 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.1 feet Monday evening.  Flood stage is 13.3 feet.
At 13.0 feet... River is bankfull..

For the Red Cedar River Above Williamston... the latest stage was 6.1
feet at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.3 feet early Sunday morning.  Flood stage is 9.0
feet.  At 7.0 feet... River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low lying
areas adjacent to the river..

For the Red Cedar River At East Lansing... the latest stage was 5.0
feet at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.7 feet early Sunday morning.  Flood stage is 7.0
feet.  At 6.0 feet... River reaches bankfull and low lying areas
flood..

For the Flat River Near Smyrna... the latest stage was 4.6 feet at 9
AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 5.5 feet Monday morning.  Flood stage is 8.5 feet.

For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
14.2 feet at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 15.7 feet early Sunday morning.  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..

For the Little Muskegon River Above Morley... the latest stage was
estimated to be near 2.6 feet at 10 AM Thursday. No flooding is
forecast. The maximum stage forecasted is 4.3 feet tomorrow evening.
Flood stage is 6.0 feet.  At 4.0 feet...River is bankfull.

For the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant... the latest stage was 4.2
feet at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.2 feet early Sunday morning.  Flood stage is 8.0
feet.  At 6.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of low
lying 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    Fri   Sat   Sun

Grand River
  Comstock Park     12.0    9.8    Thu 09 AM  10.1  10.8  11.4
  Grand Rapids      18.0    8.5    Thu 10 AM  10.0  10.8  12.3
  Robinson Townsh   13.3   10.7    Thu 07 AM  10.9  11.0  11.2

Red Cedar
  Williamston        9.0    6.1    Thu 10 AM   6.6   7.1   7.3
  East Lansing       7.0    5.0    Thu 10 AM   5.5   6.4   6.7

Flat River
  Smyrna             8.5    4.6    Thu 09 AM   4.8   5.1   5.4

Kalamazoo River
  New Richmond      17.0   14.2    Thu 10 AM  14.4  15.0  15.7

Portage River
  Vicksburg          5.0   4.6E    Thu 10 AM   5.1   5.1   4.9

Little Muskegon
  Morley             6.0   2.6E    Thu 10 AM   3.4   4.1   3.5

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    4.2    Thu 10 AM   4.9   5.9   6.2


$$

jam



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.