River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1145 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 11.5 feet
at 11 AM Friday.  No significant flooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecasted is 11.9 feet tomorrow evening. Flood stage is 18.0
feet.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the level was estimated at 6.1
feet Friday morning. No additional flooding is forecast. The creek
level will continue to fall. Flood stage is 8.0 feet.

For the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville... the latest stage was
3.7 feet at 11 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 4.0 feet early Monday morning. Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
At 4.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Muskegon River At Evart... the latest stage was 9.9 feet at
10 AM Friday. A small amount of flooding is possible. The maximum
stage possible is 10.6 feet early Monday morning. Flood stage is 12.0
feet. At 10.5 feet... Flood waters begin to surround homes upstream
of Evart in the Jeffery subdivision along Linden and Riverside Roads.
Portions of Linden and Riverside Roads in the Jeffery subdivision
begin to go underwater. High water also begins to cover Trout Drive
in the Doc and Tom subdivision located just east of M66 off of 9 Mile
Road.

For the Muskegon River At Newaygo... the latest stage was 9.9 feet at
11 AM Friday. A small amount of flooding is possible. The maximum
stage possible is 10.3 feet Saturday afternoon. Flood stage is 11.0
feet. At 10.0 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 Bridgeton... the latest stage was 11.6 feet
at 11 AM Friday. No significant flooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecasted is 12.1 feet early Sunday morning. Flood stage is
13.0 feet. At 12.0 feet... the 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    Sat   Sun   Mon

Grand River
  Grand Rapids      18.0   11.5    Fri 11 AM  11.8  11.8  11.0

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0      M    M           5.8   5.4   4.9

Pere Marquette River
  Scottville         5.5    3.7    Fri 11 AM   3.7   3.8   4.0

Muskegon River
  Evart             12.0    9.9    Fri 10 AM  10.2  10.4  10.6
  Newaygo           11.0    9.9    Fri 11 AM  10.2  10.3  10.3
  Bridgeton         13.0   11.6    Fri 11 AM  11.8  12.1  12.1


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