River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
854 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Ionia...Lowell...
Comstock Park...Grand Rapids...Sycamore Creek at Holt...Red Cedar at
Williamston...East Lansing...Thornapple River at Hastings...
Caledonia...

.The current weather is dominated by a push of warm air ahead of a
low pressure system with locally heavy rain. This will produce
rainfall amounts ranging up to an inch and a half. The extended
outlook is for cold air to move in after the system pulls out of the
area. The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48
hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 11.4 feet at 8
PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 18.6 feet Thursday evening.  Flood stage is 21.0 feet.

For the Grand River At Lowell... the latest stage was estimated at
6.9 feet at 8 PM Saturday. No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 12.5 feet Friday morning.  Flood stage is 15.0
feet.

For the Grand River Near Comstock Park... the latest stage was
estimated at 7.5 feet at 8 PM Saturday. No flooding is forecast.
The maximum stage forecasted is 11.9 feet Thursday evening.  Flood
stage is 12.0 feet.  At 12.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of homes
along Abrigador Trail.

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 4.8 feet
at 8 PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 14.2 feet Friday early afternoon.  Flood stage is 18.0
feet.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the latest stage was 3.8 feet at 8
PM Saturday. No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 7.9 feet Monday evening.  Flood stage is 8.0 feet.  At 8.0 feet...
Expect minor flooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river, in
the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and sections of East Mt. Hope
Road.

For the Red Cedar River Above Williamston... the latest stage was 4.5
feet at 8 PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.5 feet Wednesday evening.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
At 8.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of golf course and adjacent park
in Williamston..

For the Red Cedar River At East Lansing... the latest stage was 3.8
feet at 8 PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.9 feet Wednesday early afternoon.  Flood stage is 7.0
feet.  At 7.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of low lying areas,
adjacent parks, and farmland..

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 3.9
feet at 8 PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.2 feet Wednesday evening.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
At 7.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of Tyden Park in Hastings, and
homes upstream and downstream of Hastings..

For the Thornapple River Near Caledonia... the latest stage was 4.4
feet at 7 PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 8.3 feet Thursday morning.  Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
At 8.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect overflow into 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 7PM
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Sun   Mon   Tue

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   11.4    Sat 08 PM  11.6  13.0  16.3
  Lowell            15.0   E6.9    Sat 08 PM   7.0   7.5   8.6
  Comstock Park     12.0   E7.5    Sat 08 PM   7.5   8.4  10.3
  Grand Rapids      18.0    4.8    Sat 08 PM   5.0   6.2   9.2

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0    3.8    Sat 08 PM   5.4   7.9   7.6

Red Cedar
  Williamston        9.0    4.5    Sat 08 PM   5.1   5.8   7.0
  East Lansing       7.0    3.8    Sat 08 PM   4.1   4.9   6.3

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    3.9    Sat 08 PM   3.9   4.2   5.5
  Caledonia         10.0    4.4    Sat 07 PM   4.6   5.5   7.8

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