717  
WGUS83 KGRR 231828  
FLSGRR  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
128 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST  
LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY  
RED CEDAR RIVER ABOVE WILLIAMSTON AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY  
RED CEDAR RIVER AT EAST LANSING AFFECTING INGHAM COUNTY  
MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST  
LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE AFFECTING CLINTON COUNTY  
 
.WATER LEVELS REMAIN HIGH FOLLOWING HEAVY RAINFALL EARLIER THIS  
WEEK. DRIZZLE IS EXPECTED TODAY, WHICH WILL NOT CONTRIBUTE TO FLOODING.  
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY.  
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO WORSEN  
FLOODING, BUT MAY DELAY WATER FROM RECEDING.  
 
THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 48 HOUR  
PRECIPITATION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND  
BARRICADES OR DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
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  
 

 
 
MIC065-241200-  
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-180224T1200Z/  
/WMSM4.1.ER.180221T2100Z.180222T1715Z.180224T0000Z.NO/  
128 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE RED CEDAR RIVER ABOVE WILLIAMSTON.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 1:15 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST, THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS  
EVENING.  
* IMPACT, AT 9.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR BASEMENT FLOODING OF SEVERAL  
HOMES IN WILLIAMSTON.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 9.0 FEET  
ON JUL 8 1994.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4274 8438 4272 8427 4272 8419 4265 8419  
4265 8427 4268 8438  
 

 
 
MIC065-242027-  
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180227T1500Z/  
/ELNM4.2.MC.180221T0400Z.180222T2330Z.180227T0300Z.NO/  
128 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE RED CEDAR RIVER AT EAST LANSING.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 12:30 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
MONDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.  
* IMPACT, AT 10.0 FEET...JENISON FIELDHOUSE, INTRAMURAL SPORTS  
CIRCLE, DEMONSTRATION HALL ON THE MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS  
IMPACTED BY FLOOD WATER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4274 8454 4275 8447 4274 8438 4268 8438  
4270 8447 4271 8455  
 

 
 
MIC065-242027-  
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180226T0000Z/  
/HHTM4.2.MC.180220T1733Z.180221T1845Z.180225T0000Z.NR/  
128 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 7:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
TOMORROW EVENING.  
* IMPACT, 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.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.8 FEET  
ON APR 7 2017.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4271 8451 4268 8449 4264 8445 4264 8451  
4268 8455 4271 8455  
 

 
 
MIC037-241200-  
/O.CON.KGRR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180224T1200Z/  
/EAGM4.1.MC.180220T1139Z.180221T1430Z.180224T0000Z.NO/  
128 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 12:45 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST, THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS  
EVENING.  
* IMPACT, AT 7.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF HOMES IN DEWITT AND  
ALONG THE RIVER BETWEEN DEWITT AND EAGLE. FLOODING OCCURS IN  
RIVERSIDE PARK IN DEWITT AND LOOKING GLASS VALLEY PARK IN WACOUSTA.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 7.3 FEET  
ON APR 11 2017.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4290 8489 4286 8474 4287 8455 4281 8455  
4279 8474 4283 8489  
 

 
 
MIC037-242027-  
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180227T1800Z/  
/MRPM4.1.MC.180221T0705Z.180222T0815Z.180227T0600Z.NO/  
128 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 1:15 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST, THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT, AT 9.0 FEET...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF COUNTY LINE ROAD AND  
A HOME ALONG COUNTY LINE ROAD.  
* FLOOD HISTORY, THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 9.7 FEET  
ON APR 11 2017.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4302 8495 4314 8471 4317 8456 4310 8457  
4308 8468 4298 8493  
 

 
 
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