050  
FGUS83 KGRR 191516  
RVSGRR  
MIC005-015-037-057-067-073-081-105-121-123-133-201716-  
 
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1116 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
THE FOLLOWING FORECASTS ARE FOR RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT IONIA...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 17.8 FEET AT 11  
AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER STAGE HAS  
CHANGED -0.9 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.  
 
FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT LOWELL...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 13.8 FEET AT 10  
AM MONDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER STAGE HAS  
CHANGED M FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET. AT  
15.0 FEET... EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS.  
 
FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT ADA...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 17.1 FEET AT 10 AM  
TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER STAGE HAS  
CHANGED M FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
 
FOR THE GRAND RIVER AT GRAND RAPIDS...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 15.4 FEET  
AT 10 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER  
STAGE HAS CHANGED -0.3 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0  
FEET.  
 
FOR THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET AT  
10 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM STAGE  
FORECASTED IS 10.4 FEET EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0  
FEET. AT 10.5 FEET... FLOOD WATERS BEGIN TO SURROUND HOMES UPSTREAM  
OF EVART IN THE JEFFERY SUBDIVISION ALONG LINDEN AND RIVERSIDE ROADS.  
PORTIONS OF LINDEN AND RIVERSIDE ROADS IN THE JEFFERY SUBDIVISION  
BEGIN TO GO UNDERWATER. HIGH WATER ALSO BEGINS TO COVER TROUT DRIVE  
IN THE DOC AND TOM SUBDIVISION LOCATED JUST EAST OF M66 OFF OF 9 MILE  
ROAD.  
 
FOR THE MUSKEGON RIVER NEAR CROTON...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 8.4 FEET AT  
10 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER STAGE  
HAS CHANGED M FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET. AT  
8.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL. RIVER BEGINS TO EXCEED ITS BANKS AND  
MINOR FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.  
 
FOR THE LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.7  
FEET AT 11 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER  
STAGE HAS CHANGED 0.1 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0  
FEET. AT 6.0 FEET... EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING WOODED  
AREAS.  
 
FOR THE FLAT RIVER NEAR SMYRNA...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 6.7 FEET AT 10  
AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER STAGE HAS  
CHANGED M FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 8.5 FEET. AT 7.0  
FEET... EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF ABOUT 30 DOUBLE R RANCH CAMPGROUND  
SITES AND IN LOW LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER.  
 
FOR THE THORNAPPLE RIVER ABOVE HASTINGS...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.7  
FEET AT 10 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER  
STAGE HAS CHANGED -0.4 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 NEAR NEW RICHMOND...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 14.9  
FEET AT 11 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE  
MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS 14.9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. FLOOD STAGE IS  
17.0 FEET.  
 
FOR THE PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE...THE LATEST STAGE WAS  
4.9 FEET AT 11 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE  
RIVER STAGE HAS CHANGED -0.0 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE  
IS 5.5 FEET. AT 5.0 FEET... EXPECT HIGH WATER TO BEGIN COVERING  
CAMPGROUND ROAD ADJACENT TO RIVER IN SCOTTVILLE PARK.  
 
FOR THE WHITE RIVER ABOVE WHITEHALL...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.3 FEET  
AT 10 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER  
STAGE HAS CHANGED -0.2 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0  
FEET. AT 5.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL. OVERFLOW BEGINS IN LOW LYING  
AREAS.  
 
FOR THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 7.1  
FEET AT 10 AM TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE RIVER  
STAGE HAS CHANGED -0.4 FEET IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0  
FEET. AT 8.0 FEET... EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF ISLAND PARK AND NELSON  
PARK IN WESTERN MT. PLEASANT.  
 
FOR THE PINE RIVER AT ALMA...NO OBSERVED STAGE WAS AVAILABLE. NO  
SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS 7.4  
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET. AT 7.0 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.  
 
ADDITIONAL WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR HOMEPAGE  
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRR  
 
 
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7AM  
LOCATION STAGE STAGE DAY TIME WED THU FRI  
 
GRAND RIVER  
IONIA 21.0 17.8 TUE 11 AM 17.2 16.0 15.2  
LOWELL 15.0 13.8 MON 10 AM 12.3 11.5 10.7  
ADA 20.0 17.1 TUE 10 AM 16.4 15.7 14.9  
GRAND RAPIDS 18.0 15.4 TUE 10 AM 14.5 13.7 12.8  
 
LOOKING GLASS RIVER  
EAGLE 7.0 5.7 TUE 11 AM 5.6 5.5 5.5  
 
FLAT RIVER  
SMYRNA 8.5 6.7 TUE 10 AM 6.4 6.1 5.7  
 
THORNAPPLE RIVER  
HASTINGS 7.0 5.7 TUE 10 AM 5.4 5.1 4.8  
 
KALAMAZOO RIVER  
NEW RICHMOND 17.0 14.9 TUE 11 AM 14.7 14.7 14.3  
 
PERE MARQUETTE RIVER  
SCOTTVILLE 5.5 4.9 TUE 11 AM 4.4 3.9 3.9  
 
WHITE RIVER  
WHITEHALL 6.0 5.3 TUE 10 AM 5.1 5.0 4.8  
 
MUSKEGON RIVER  
EVART 12.0 10.0 TUE 10 AM 9.8 9.8 10.0  
CROTON 9.0 8.4 TUE 10 AM 8.3 8.0 7.9  
 
CHIPPEWA RIVER  
MT PLEASANT 8.0 7.1 TUE 10 AM 6.7 6.4 6.1  
 
PINE RIVER  
ALMA 8.0 M M 7.3 7.1 6.9  
 

 
 
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