River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
958 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

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

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 10.5 feet
at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.7 feet Saturday early afternoon.  Flood stage is
18.0 feet.

For the Red Cedar River At East Lansing... the latest stage was 6.0
feet at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen M feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.  At 6.0
feet... River reaches bankfull and low lying areas flood..

For the Kalamazoo River At Comstock... the latest stage was 7.0 feet
at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.1 feet tomorrow morning.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
At 7.0 feet... River is bankfull..

For the Muskegon River At Evart... the latest stage was 9.7 feet at 9
PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 10.4 feet Tuesday evening.  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
9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 10.0 feet Saturday evening.  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 Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant... the latest stage was 5.3
feet at 9 PM Wednesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.0 feet Saturday morning.  Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
At 6.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of low lying
areas adjacent to the river including portions of the Mount Pleasant
Country Club Golf Course..

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.



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                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7pm
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Thu   Fri   Sat

Grand River
  Grand Rapids      18.0   10.5    Wed 09 PM  11.5  12.4  12.7

Red Cedar
  East Lansing       7.0    6.0    Wed 09 PM   5.7   5.3   5.0

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    7.0    Wed 09 PM   7.1   6.9   6.6

Muskegon River
  Evart             12.0    9.7    Wed 09 PM   9.6   9.6   9.6
  Newaygo           11.0    9.9    Wed 09 PM   9.9   9.8  10.0

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    5.3    Wed 09 PM   5.4   5.9   6.0


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