River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
954 PM EDT THU MAY 15 2014

THE FOLLOWING FORECASTS ARE FOR RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ROBINSON TOWNSHIP... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 10.3
FEET AT 9 PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 11.4 FEET MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  FLOOD STAGE IS 13.3
FEET.  AT 13.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.

FOR THE FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.4 FEET AT 8
PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE RIVER HAS FALLEN 0.3
FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.  FLOOD STAGE IS 8.5 FEET.

FOR THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 9.6 FEET AT 9
PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED
IS 9.8 FEET TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.  FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.

FOR THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 7.6 FEET
AT 9 PM THURSDAY.   NO FLOODING IS FORECAST.  THE MAXIMUM STAGE
FORECASTED IS 7.9 FEET TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.  FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0
FEET.  AT 8.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL.  RIVER BEGINS TO EXCEED ITS
BANKS AND MINOR FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG 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 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    FRI   SAT   SUN

GRAND RIVER
  ROBINSON TOWNSH   13.3   10.3    THU 09 PM  10.6  10.9  11.3

FLAT RIVER
  SMYRNA             8.5    5.4    THU 08 PM   5.3   5.3   5.2

MUSKEGON RIVER
  EVART             12.0    9.6    THU 09 PM   9.8   9.7   9.6
  CROTON             9.0    7.6    THU 09 PM   7.8   7.7   7.5


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