River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1230 PM EDT SAT APR 2 2016

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Robinson Township...
Pine River at Alma...

.Recent heavy rain has caused river levels to rise. Additional
precipitation... mainly in the form of snow over the weekend...
may prolong the amount of time some rivers stay above bankfull.
Flooding of low lying areas near river banks is occurring or is
expected to occur. The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Robinson Township... the latest stage was 12.1
feet at 10 AM Saturday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 12.9 feet early Monday morning. Flood stage is 13.3
feet. At 13.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Pine River At Alma... the latest stage was 6.8 feet at 8 AM
Saturday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen 0.6 feet in
the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 8.0 feet. At 7.0 feet... River is
bankfull.

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    Sun   Mon   Tue

Grand River
  Robinson Townsh   13.3   12.1    Sat 10 AM  12.3  12.9  12.9

Pine River
  Alma               8.0    6.8    Sat 08 AM   6.3   6.0   5.9

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