River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
943 PM EST Tue Mar 6 2018

...Water levels remain higher than normal on the following rivers
or creeks:  Grand River at Ionia...Looking Glass River at Eagle...
Maple River at Maple Rapids...Kalamazoo River at Comstock...

.Occasional light snow is expected this week, which will not affect
river levels.  River levels should continue to slowly recede. The
following forecast is based on observed and forecast 48 hour
precipitation.

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 16.4 feet at 9
PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 16.4 feet after midnight tonight.  Flood stage is 21.0 feet.

For the Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 6.6
feet at 9 PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen 0.3 feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.  At 7.0
feet... Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and along the river
between Dewitt and Eagle. Flooding occurs in Riverside Park in Dewitt
and Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta..

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 7.5 feet
at 9 PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has fallen 0.2
feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.  At 7.0 feet...
River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in low lying pastures,
farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the river..

For the Kalamazoo River At Comstock... the latest stage was 7.0 feet
at 9 PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.0 feet after midnight tonight.  Flood stage is 9.0
feet.  At 7.0 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.



&&


                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7PM
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Wed   Thu   Fri

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   16.4    Tue 09 PM  16.2  16.1  15.8

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    6.6    Tue 09 PM   6.4   6.1   5.9

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    7.5    Tue 09 PM   7.3   7.3   7.4

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    7.0    Tue 09 PM   6.7   6.3   6.0


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