River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1123 AM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

...Significant rises possible for the following rivers or creeks:
Grand River at Ionia...
Sycamore Creek at Holt...
Looking Glass River at Eagle...
Maple River at Maple Rapids...
Thornapple River at Hastings...
Pere Marquette River at Scottville...
Muskegon River at Bridgeton...Newaygo...
Little Muskegon at Morley...

.Widespread rain will develop over West Michigan later today...and
continue through the weekend.  Precipitation totals of one to two
inches are possible...with isolated higher amounts approaching 3
inches. The following forecasts are based on observed and forecast
24 hour precipitation and adjustments to the forecasts will be
possible as the event unfolds.

For the Grand River At Ionia... the latest stage was 11.2 feet at 11
AM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 15.5 feet Monday evening.  Flood stage is 21.0 feet.

For the Sycamore Creek At Holt... no observed stage was available.
No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is 7.3 feet
tomorrow early afternoon.  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 Looking Glass River Near Eagle... the latest stage was 4.1
feet at 11 AM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.4 feet Monday morning.  Flood stage is 7.0 feet.  At
5.0 feet... River is bankfull..

For the Maple River At Maple Rapids... the latest stage was 5.4 feet
at 10 AM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 7.8 feet early Tuesday morning.  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 Thornapple River Above Hastings... the latest stage was 3.8
feet at 10 AM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 5.2 feet Monday early afternoon.  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 Pere Marquette River Near Scottville... the latest stage was
2.7 feet at 11 AM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum
stage forecasted is 4.3 feet early Tuesday morning.  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 Bridgeton... the latest stage was 9.0 feet
at 11 AM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 12.1 feet Monday morning.  Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
At 12.0 feet... The river is bankfull.  .

For the Muskegon River At Newaygo... the latest stage was 8.3 feet at
11 AM Friday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage
forecasted is 10.3 feet Sunday evening.  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 Little Muskegon River Above Morley... no observed stage was
available.  No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted is
4.1 feet Sunday morning.  Flood stage is 6.0 feet.  At 4.0 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 7am
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Sat   Sun   Mon

Grand River
  Ionia             21.0   11.2    Fri 11 AM  11.3  13.3  15.3

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0      M    M           6.2   7.0   6.3

Looking Glass River
  Eagle              7.0    4.1    Fri 11 AM   4.2   5.2   5.4

Maple River
  Maple Rapids       9.0    5.4    Fri 10 AM   5.4   6.8   7.5

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    3.8    Fri 10 AM   3.8   4.5   5.1

Pere Marquette River
  Scottville         5.5    2.7    Fri 11 AM   3.3   3.6   4.1

Little Muskegon
  Morley             6.0      M    M           3.0   4.1   3.5

Muskegon River
  Bridgeton         13.0    9.0    Fri 11 AM   9.4  11.1  12.1
  Newaygo           11.0    8.3    Fri 11 AM   8.7   9.9  10.3

$$

MWS



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