River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1116 PM EDT Mon May 14 2018

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Eaton Rapids...
Lansing...Red Cedar at Williamston...East Lansing...Thornapple River
at Hastings...Kalamazoo River at Marshall...Comstock...New
Richmond...St. Joseph River at Burlington...

.Additional showers and thunderstorms tonight will bring potential
another inch to the area. This will continue the rises on the river
tonight, and through much of this week before it begins to fall.

The following forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 hour
precipitation.

For the Grand River At Eaton Rapids... the latest stage was 4.6 feet
at 8 AM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.4 feet Wednesday morning.  Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
At 5.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor overflow into low
lying areas..

For the Grand River At Lansing... no observed stage was available.
No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is 10.9 feet
tomorrow evening.  Flood stage is 11.0 feet.  At 11.0 feet... Expect
minor flooding of low lying areas and parks..

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 5.9
feet at 10 PM Monday.   At 7.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of Tyden
Park in Hastings, and homes upstream and downstream of Hastings..

For the Red Cedar River Above Williamston... the latest stage was 7.0
feet at 10 PM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.5 feet Wednesday morning.  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 6.4
feet at 10 PM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.7 feet tomorrow 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 Kalamazoo River At Marshall... the latest stage was 6.1 feet
at 11 PM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.9 feet tomorrow evening.  Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
At 6.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of farmland
and pastures adjacent to the river..

For the Kalamazoo River At Comstock... the latest stage was 6.6 feet
at 10 PM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 8.6 feet Thursday morning.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
At 9.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of low lying areas, the park in
Comstock, and residential areas along Portage Creek, near Gull Street
and the Recreation Park..

For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
14.9 feet at 11 PM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 16.1 feet Thursday evening.  Flood stage is 17.0
feet.  At 17.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of low lying areas and
farmland along the river.  Boardwalk along the river and boat launch
would be flooded..

For the St Joseph River At Burlington... the latest stage was 5.8
feet at 11 PM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.4 feet Wednesday morning.  Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
At 6.5 feet... Expect minor flooding of crawl spaces to homes
adjacent to the river upstream..

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    Tue   Wed   Thu

Grand River
  Eaton Rapids       6.0    4.6    Mon 08 AM   5.2   5.3   5.0
  Lansing           11.0      M    M          10.9  10.6  10.1

Red Cedar
  Williamston        9.0    7.0    Mon 10 PM   7.3   7.5   7.2
  East Lansing       7.0    6.4    Mon 10 PM   6.7   6.6   6.3

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    5.9    Mon 10 PM   6.6   7.1   7.1

Kalamazoo River
  Marshall           8.0    6.1    Mon 11 PM   6.9   6.6   6.2
  Comstock           9.0    6.6    Mon 10 PM   7.8   8.4   8.6
  New Richmond      17.0   14.9    Mon 11 PM  15.5  15.9  16.1

St. Joseph River
  Burlington         6.5    5.8    Mon 11 PM   6.3   6.4   6.4


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