River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1110 AM EDT THU MAR 31 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Grand Rapids...
Thornapple River at Hastings...White River at Whitehall...

.Rainfall amounts between 1.00-1.50 inches were observed through
Thursday morning. An additional 0.25-0.50 inches of rain is expected
this morning through this evening. The following forecast is based on
observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 9.6 feet
at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 11.7 feet Sunday morning.  Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 4.4
feet at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.0 feet Saturday early afternoon.  Flood stage is 7.0
feet.

For the White River Above Whitehall... the latest stage was 3.4 feet
at 10 AM Thursday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.2 feet Saturday morning.  Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low lying
areas..

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.



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

Grand River
  Grand Rapids      18.0    9.6    Thu 10 AM  11.2  11.5  11.7

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    4.4    Thu 10 AM   4.6   4.9   5.0

White River
  Whitehall          6.0    3.4    Thu 10 AM   4.5   5.2   4.9


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EBW


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