River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1105 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

The following forecasts are for rivers in Southwest Lower Michigan...

For the Grand River At Ionia...the latest stage was 16.2 feet at 11
AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 21.0
feet.

For the Grand River At Lowell...no observed stage was available. No
significant flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecasted is
10.5 feet this afternoon. Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

For the Grand River Near Comstock Park...the latest stage was 11.3
feet at 8 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood
stage is 12.0 feet. At 11.0 feet... River is bankfull..

For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle...the latest stage was 6.1
feet at 10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood
stage is 7.0 feet. At 6.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of low
lying wooded areas..

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids...the latest stage was 8.3 feet
at 10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood stage
is 9.0 feet.

For the Flat River Near Smyrna...the latest stage was 5.5 feet at 9
AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 8.5
feet.

For the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville...the latest stage was
4.1 feet at 10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast.
Flood stage is 5.5 feet.  At 4.0 feet... River is bankfull. Overflow
of low lying areas adjacent to the river occurs.

For the Muskegon River At Evart...the latest stage was 10.2 feet at
10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood stage is
12.0 feet. At 10.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Muskegon River Near Croton...the latest stage was 8.1 feet at
10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. 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.

For the Muskegon River At Newaygo...the latest stage was 10.6 feet at
10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 11.0
feet.

For the Muskegon River at Bridgeton...the latest stage was 12.6 feet
at 10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. Flood stage
is 13.0 feet.

For the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant...the latest stage was 6.2
feet at 10 AM Saturday. No significant flooding is forecast. At 6.0
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.

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    Sun   Mon   Tue

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   16.2    Sat 11 AM  16.0  15.5  15.0
  Lowell            15.0      M               10.3  10.0   9.6
  Comstock Park     12.0   11.3    Sat 08 AM  11.0  10.8  10.3

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    6.1    Sat 10 AM   5.9   5.6   5.4

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    8.3    Sat 10 AM   8.2   8.1   7.9

Flat River
  Smyrna             8.5    5.5    Sat 09 AM   5.3   5.2   5.1

Pere Marquette River
  Scottville         5.5    4.1    Sat 10 AM   4.0   3.9   3.7

Muskegon River
  Evart             12.0   10.2    Sat 10 AM  10.2  10.2  10.1
  Croton             9.0    8.1    Sat 10 AM   8.1   8.1   8.0
  Newaygo           11.0   10.6    Sat 10 AM  10.6  10.6  10.5
  Bridgeton         13.0   12.6    Sat 10 AM  12.6  12.5  12.4

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    6.2    Sat 10 AM   6.0   5.7   5.5


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BORCHARDT



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