River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1111 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 10.9 feet
at 10 AM Thursday. No significant flooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecasted is 12.1 feet Saturday evening. Flood stage is 18.0
feet.

For the Kalamazoo River At Comstock... the latest stage was 6.3 feet
at 10 AM Thursday. No flooding is forecast. The river is expected to
fall. Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

For the Muskegon River At Evart... the latest stage was 9.7 feet at
10 AM Thursday. Limited flooding is forecast. The maximum stage
forecasted is 10.4 feet early Wednesday 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 Thursday. No significant flooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecasted is 10.2 feet Saturday early afternoon. Flood stage
is 11.0 feet. At 10.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Muskegon River AT Bridgeton... the latest stage was 11.5 feet
at 10 AM Thursday. No significant flooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecasted is 12.1 feet Sunday morning. Flood stage is 13.0
feet. At 12.0 feet... The river is bankfull.

For the Chippewa River Below Mt Pleasant... the latest stage was 5.6
feet at 10 AM Thursday. No significant flooding is forecast. The
maximum stage forecasted is 6.1 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 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Fri   Sat   Sun

Grand River
  Grand Rapids      18.0   10.9    Thu 10 AM  11.6  12.0  12.1

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    6.3    Thu 10 AM   6.6   6.5   6.4

Muskegon River
  Evart             12.0    9.7    Thu 10 AM   9.6   9.7   9.9
  Newaygo           11.0    9.9    Thu 11 AM  10.0  10.1  10.1
  Bridgeton         13.0   11.5    Thu 10 AM  11.6  11.8  12.1

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    5.6    Thu 10 AM   5.8   6.1   6.0


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