River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1011 AM EDT SUN APR 16 2017

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Thornapple River at Hastings...
Muskegon River at Croton...

.Under a quarter inch of rain this morning will be followed by dry
weather through Tuesday. This should allow rivers to fall through
early this week. The following forecast is based on observed and
forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 4.8
feet at 9 AM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen
0.3 feet in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 7.0 feet.

For the Muskegon River Near Croton... the latest stage was 7.1 feet
at 9 AM Sunday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecast is 8.3 feet Thursday morning. 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 station for further
information.

&&

                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Mon   Tue   Wed

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    4.8    Sun 09 AM   4.5   4.3   4.2

Muskegon River
  Croton             9.0    7.1    Sun 09 AM   7.4   7.7   8.1

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