River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1106 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

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

For the Grand River At Jackson... the latest stage was 13.0 feet at 9
AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum stage forecast is
13.0 feet this afternoon.  Flood stage is 14.0 feet.  At 13.0
feet... River is bankfull. River begins to flow into low lying
areas.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... the latest stage was estimated
at 7.0 feet at 8 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river
has fallen 0.5 feet in the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
At 8.0 feet... Expect minor flooding of low lying areas adjacent to
the river, in the Lansing Municipal Golf Course and sections of East
Mt. Hope Road.

For the Red Cedar River At East Lansing... the latest stage was 5.8
feet at 10 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen
0.5 feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.  At 6.0
feet... River reaches bankfull and low lying areas flood.

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 6.4
feet at 10 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen
0.5 feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.  At 7.0
feet... Expect minor flooding of Tyden Park in Hastings, and homes
upstream and downstream of Hastings.

For the Kalamazoo River At Marshall... the latest stage was 6.2 feet
at 10 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river has fallen
0.2 feet in the past 24 hours.  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 8.8 feet
at 10 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river has remained
steady for the past 24 hours. 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
15.8 feet at 10 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The maximum
stage forecast is 15.9 feet this evening.  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 St Joseph River At Burlington... the latest stage was 6.1
feet at 10 AM Friday. No flooding is forecast. The river has
remained nearly steady for the past 24 hours. Flood stage is 6.5
feet. At 6.0 feet... River is bankfull, minor overflow into low
lying wooded areas along the river begins.

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

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                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Sat   Sun   Mon

Grand River
  Jackson           14.0   13.0    Fri 09 AM  13.0  12.7  12.4

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0   E7.0    Fri 08 AM   6.6   6.2   5.6

Red Cedar
  East Lansing       7.0    5.8    Fri 10 AM   5.4   5.0   4.8

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    6.4    Fri 10 AM   6.0   5.5   5.0

Kalamazoo River
  Marshall           8.0    6.2    Fri 10 AM   6.0   5.9   5.7
  Comstock           9.0    8.8    Fri 10 AM   8.2   7.5   6.8
  New Richmond      17.0   15.8    Fri 10 AM  15.9  15.8  15.5

St. Joseph River
  Burlington         6.5    6.1    Fri 10 AM   6.1   6.0   5.9

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