River Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1030 AM EDT Mon May 21 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 9
AM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The maximum stage forecasted
is 13.2 feet this 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 maximum stage forecasted
is 6.4 feet tomorrow early afternoon.  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 5.3
feet at 10 AM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen 0.5 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 7.2 feet
at 10 AM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has fallen
0.5 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
15.6 feet at 10 AM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen 0.3 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 10 AM Monday.   No flooding is forecast.  The river has
fallen 0.2 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.

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    Tue   Wed   Thu

Grand River
  Jackson           14.0   12.9    Mon 09 AM  13.1  12.7  12.6

Sycamore Creek
  Holt               8.0    6.2    Sat 09 PM   6.3   6.1   5.8

Thornapple River
  Hastings           7.0    5.3    Mon 10 AM   5.0   4.7   4.5

Kalamazoo River
  Comstock           9.0    7.2    Mon 10 AM   6.8   6.6   6.3
  New Richmond      17.0   15.6    Mon 10 AM  15.3  15.0  14.6

Portage River
  Vicksburg          5.0      M    M           5.0   4.8   4.7

St. Joseph River
  Burlington         6.5    6.1    Mon 10 AM   5.9   5.8   5.6


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