River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
913 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

For the Grand River At Grand Rapids... the latest stage was 11.5 feet
at 8 PM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 11.6 feet after midnight tonight.  Flood stage is 18.0
feet.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... no observed stage was available.
No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is 5.9 feet
after midnight tonight.  Flood stage is 8.0 feet.

For the Pere Marquette River Near Scottville... the latest stage was
3.8 feet at 9 PM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 4.1 feet Sunday evening.  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 10.0 feet at
8 PM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 10.6 feet Sunday 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 10.0 feet
at 9 PM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 10.6 feet tomorrow evening.  Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
At 11.0 feet... The river starts exceeding its banks and minor
flooding begins in low lying areas along the river..

For the Muskegon River AT Bridgeton... the latest stage was 11.8 feet
at 9 PM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.1 feet early 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 6.3
feet at 8 PM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 6.6 feet after midnight tonight.  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    Sat   Sun   Mon

Grand River
  Grand Rapids      18.0   11.5    Fri 08 PM  11.5  11.1  10.5

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0      M    M           5.6   5.1   4.8

Pere Marquette River
  Scottville         5.5    3.8    Fri 09 PM   3.9   4.1   4.1

Muskegon River
  Evart             12.0   10.0    Fri 08 PM  10.2  10.6  10.6
  Newaygo           11.0   10.0    Fri 09 PM  10.6  10.5  10.5
  Bridgeton         13.0   11.8    Fri 09 PM  12.0  12.1  12.1

Chippewa River
  Mt Pleasant        8.0    6.3    Fri 08 PM   6.5   6.1   5.7


$$

wdm



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