994  
FGUS83 KGRR 201843  
RVSGRR  
MIC025-212043-  
 
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
143 PM EST TUE FEB 20 2018  
 
...WATER LEVELS ARE HIGH OR FORECAST TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT RISES FOR  
THE FOLLOWING RIVERS OR CREEKS: KALAMAZOO RIVER AT BATTLE CREEK...  
BATTLE CREEK AT BATTLE CREEK...  
 
.WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES HAVE FALLEN  
OVERNIGHT INTO THIS MORNING WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS EXCEEDING TWO  
INCHES. AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES WILL FALL LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. LOW LYING AREAS AND FLOOD  
PRONE ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY TO BE IMPACTED WITH ROAD CLOSURE POSSIBLE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RIVER RISES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE  
WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND. SOME STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL SEE RIVERS  
RISES TO LEVELS NOT EXPERIENCED SINCE THE 1980S OR MAY REACH NEAR  
RECORD CRESTS. RESIDENTS LIVING NEAR AND ADJACENT TO RIVERS SHOULD  
REFERENCE FORECASTS AFFECTING THEIR AREA AND SHOULD KEEP ABREAST OF  
THE LATEST FORECAST. ALL RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN VIGILANT OF RISING  
WATER LEVELS AT LEAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE FOLLOWING FORECAST IS  
BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 48 HOUR PRECIPITATION.  
 
FOR THE KALAMAZOO RIVER AT BATTLE CREEK... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.0  
FEET AT 1 PM TUESDAY. NO FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM STAGE  
FORECASTED IS 7.1 FEET TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON. FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0  
FEET. AT 7.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL, OVERFLOW BEGINS IN AREAS  
DOWNSTREAM OF BATTLE CREEK..  
 
FOR THE BATTLE CREEK AT BATTLE CREEK... THE LATEST STAGE WAS 1.6 FEET  
AT 1 PM TUESDAY. NO FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM STAGE  
FORECASTED IS 3.0 FEET THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0  
FEET. AT 3.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL. FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS  
OCCURS IN THE VICINITY OF PINE LAKE ROAD AND MCALLISTER ROAD AT THE  
RIVER CROSSINGS. RISING WATERS BEGIN TO IMPACT THE BACKYARDS OF HOMES  
IN THE VICINITY OF THE RIVER NEAR PINE LAKE ROAD AND MCALLISTER ROAD  
IN PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP..  
 
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  
 
KALAMAZOO RIVER  
BATTLE CREEK 9.0 5.0 TUE 01 PM 6.9 7.0 6.9  
 
BATTLE CREEK  
BATTLE CREEK 4.0 1.6 TUE 01 PM 2.3 2.9 3.0  
 

 
 
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