River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1021 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

...Water levels are high or forecast to have significant rises for
the following rivers or creeks:  Grand River at Jackson...Sycamore
Creek at Holt...Thornapple River at Hastings...Kalamazoo River at
Comstock...New Richmond...St. Joseph River at Burlington...

.Dry weather is forecast the next several days. The following
forecast is based on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.

For the Grand River At Jackson... the latest stage was 13.0 feet at 9
PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
At 13.0 feet...the river is bankfull. River begins to flow into
low lying areas..

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... no observed stage was available.
No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is 6.2 feet
after midnight tonight.  Flood stage is 8.0 feet.  At 6.0 feet...
Flooding begins in low lying areas along the creek and at the Lansing
Municipal Golf Course and Scott Woods Park..

For the Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 5.2
feet at 9 PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen -0.1 feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.  At
5.0 feet... River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of low lying
areas and farmland adjacent to the river..

For the Kalamazoo River At Comstock... the latest stage was 6.6 feet
at 9 PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has fallen
-0.4 feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
15.5 feet at 10 PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen -0.1 feet in the past 24 hours.  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 6.0
feet at 10 PM Tuesday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen 0.0 feet in 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.



&&


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

Grand River
  Jackson           14.0   13.0    Tue 09 PM  12.8  12.6  12.4

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0      M    M           5.8   5.3   4.9

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    5.2    Tue 09 PM   5.1   4.9   4.7

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    6.6    Tue 09 PM   6.4   6.1   5.9
  New Richmond      17.0   15.5    Tue 10 PM  15.4  14.9  14.5

St. Joseph River
  Burlington         6.5    6.0    Tue 10 PM   5.9   5.8   5.7


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