River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
852 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

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

For the Grand River At Jackson... the latest stage was 12.9 feet at 7
PM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 13.2 feet tomorrow evening.  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 6.2 feet at 9
PM Saturday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has fallen M feet
in the past 24 hours.  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 5.5
feet at 8 PM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has fallen
M 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 7.4 feet
at 8 PM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has fallen M
feet in the past 24 hours.  Flood stage is 9.0 feet.  At 7.0 feet...
River is bankfull..

For the Kalamazoo River Near New Richmond... the latest stage was
15.8 feet at 8 PM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen M 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 6.1
feet at 8 PM Sunday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has fallen
M 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.



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                   Flood  Observed              Forecast 7pm
Location           Stage   Stage   Day Time    Mon   Tue   Wed

Grand River
  Jackson           14.0   12.9    Sun 07 PM  13.2  12.6  12.5

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0    6.2    Sat 09 PM   5.6   5.5   4.9

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    5.5    Sun 08 PM   5.1   4.8   4.6

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    7.4    Sun 08 PM   6.9   6.4   6.2
  New Richmond      17.0   15.8    Sun 08 PM  15.5  15.2  14.9

St. Joseph River
  Burlington         6.5    6.1    Sun 08 PM   6.0   5.9   5.7


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