River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
139 PM EDT WED MAR 11 2015

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Red Cedar at Williamston...East
Lansing...

.The warm temperatures this week will continue into the weekend with
a dry forecast. Rises have begun on area rivers due to snow melt and
most sites will see within bank rises. However, some sites could
exceed bankfull. The confidence is low due to how low the river
levels have been this late winter.

For the Red Cedar River Above Williamston... the latest stage was 4.7
feet at 1 PM Wednesday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 7.3 feet 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 3.7
feet at 1 PM Wednesday.  No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 6.1 feet Saturday evening. Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
At 6.0 feet... River reaches bankfull and low lying areas flood.

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    Thu   Fri   Sat

Red Cedar
  Williamston        9.0    4.7    Wed 01 PM   5.6   6.6   7.0
  East Lansing       7.0    3.7    Wed 01 PM   4.8   5.5   6.0

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