River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1105 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

For the Grand River Near Comstock Park... the latest stage was 10.4
feet at 8 AM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 11.8 feet early Saturday morning.  Flood stage is 12.0
feet.  At 12.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of homes along Abrigador
Trail.

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 9.1 feet
at 10 AM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.9 feet Saturday morning.  Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

For the Grand River At Robinson Township... the latest stage was 11.7
feet at 8 AM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.8 feet early Saturday morning.  Flood stage is 13.3
feet.  At 13.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Red Cedar River Above Williamston... the latest stage was 6.6
feet at 10 AM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.8 feet tomorrow morning.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
14.6 feet at 10 AM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 15.1 feet tomorrow morning.  Flood stage is 17.0
feet.  At 15.0 feet... River is bankfull and begins to spill over
into large swampy areas along the river. Boardwalk along the river
would become flooded.

For the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville... the latest stage was
4.1 feet at 10 AM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 4.1 feet this afternoon.  Flood stage is 5.5
feet.  At 4.0 feet... River is bankfull. Overflow of low lying areas
adjacent to the river occurs.

For the Muskegon River At Evart... the latest stage was 9.7 feet at
10 AM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 10.2 feet early Tuesday morning.  Flood stage is 12.0
feet.  At 10.0 feet... River is bankfull.

For the Muskegon River At Newaygo... the latest stage was 10.1 feet
at 10 AM Tuesday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen 0.2
feet in the past 24 hours.  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 11.7 feet
at 10 AM Tuesday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen 0.4
feet in the past 24 hours.  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 Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.0 feet Saturday early afternoon.  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.

Additional weather and river information can be found on our homepage
at www.weather.gov/grr

&&

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

Grand River
  Comstock Park     12.0   10.4    Tue 08 AM  10.9  11.4  11.7
  Grand Rapids      18.0    9.1    Tue 10 AM  10.3  11.7  12.6
  Robinson Townsh   13.3   11.7    Tue 08 AM  11.8  12.2  12.6

Red Cedar
  Williamston        9.0    6.6    Tue 10 AM   6.8   6.8   6.5

Kalamazoo River
  New Richmond      17.0   14.6    Tue 10 AM  15.1  14.9  14.6

Pere Marquette River
  Scottville         5.5    4.1    Tue 10 AM   4.0   4.0   3.9

Muskegon River
  Evart             12.0    9.7    Tue 10 AM   9.5   9.3   9.2
  Newaygo           11.0   10.1    Tue 10 AM  10.0  10.0  10.0
  Bridgeton         13.0   11.7    Tue 10 AM  11.6  11.5  11.6

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    5.6    Tue 10 AM   5.3   5.3   5.6


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