Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI
FGUS83 KGRR 210324
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1024 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017
...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks: Flat River at Smyrna...Thornapple
River at Caledonia...Kalamazoo River at New Richmond...Pere Marquette
River at Scottville...
.Any rain over the weekend will be light. Some snowmelt is expected where
any snow remains on the ground as the temperatures will be above freezing.
The following forecast is based on observed
and forecast 48 hour precipitation.
For the Flat River Near Smyrna... the latest stage was 4.9 feet at 9
PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecasted
is 5.2 feet Sunday evening. Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
For the Thornapple River Near Caledonia... the latest stage was 6.5
feet at 9 PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.6 feet Monday early afternoon. Flood stage is 10.0
For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
14.8 feet at 10 PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river has
fallen in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
For the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville... the latest stage was
3.5 feet at 10 PM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river has
fallen in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
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
Flood Observed Forecast 7PM
Location Stage Stage Day Time Sat Sun Mon
Smyrna 8.5 4.9 Fri 09 PM 5.1 5.2 5.2
Caledonia 10.0 6.5 Fri 09 PM 6.9 7.3 7.5
New Richmond 17.0 14.8 Fri 10 PM 14.5 14.8 14.8
Pere Marquette River
Scottville 5.5 3.5 Fri 10 PM 3.2 3.0 3.1