688  
FGUS83 KGRR 180152  
RVSGRR  
MIC037-065-073-123-133-190352-  
 
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
952 PM EDT WED APR 17 2019  
 
THE FOLLOWING FORECASTS ARE FOR RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...  
 
FOR THE SYCAMORE CREEK AT HOLT...NO OBSERVED STAGE WAS AVAILABLE. NO  
SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS 6.3  
FEET EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. 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 LOOKING GLASS RIVER NEAR EAGLE...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 4.5  
FEET AT 9 PM WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE  
MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS 4.8 FEET EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. FLOOD  
STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
 
FOR THE MAPLE RIVER AT MAPLE RAPIDS...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 6.9 FEET  
AT 9 PM WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM  
STAGE FORECASTED IS 7.0 FEET TOMORROW MORNING. FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0  
FEET. AT 7.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL. EXPECT MINOR FLOODING IN LOW  
LYING PASTURES, FARMLAND, AND WOODED AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER..  
 
FOR THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 10.5 FEET AT 9  
PM WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM STAGE  
FORECASTED IS 10.7 FEET EARLY FRIDAY 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 8.3 FEET AT  
9 PM WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM  
STAGE FORECASTED IS 8.3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. 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 MUSKEGON RIVER AT NEWAYGO...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 10.8 FEET AT  
9 PM WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM  
STAGE FORECASTED IS 10.9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. FLOOD STAGE IS  
11.0 FEET. AT 11.0 FEET... THE RIVER STARTS EXCEEDING ITS BANKS AND  
MINOR FLOODING BEGINS IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER..  
 
FOR THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT BRIDGETON...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 12.5 FEET  
AT 9 PM WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE MAXIMUM  
STAGE FORECASTED IS 12.8 FEET TOMORROW MORNING. FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0  
FEET. AT 13.0 FEET... WATER OVERFLOWS THE BANKS INTO WOODED AREAS..  
 
FOR THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BELOW MT PLEASANT...THE LATEST STAGE WAS 5.8  
FEET AT 9 PM WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS FORECAST. THE  
MAXIMUM STAGE FORECASTED IS 6.0 FEET TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON. FLOOD  
STAGE IS 8.0 FEET. AT 6.0 FEET... RIVER IS BANKFULL. EXPECT MINOR  
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER INCLUDING PORTIONS  
OF THE MOUNT PLEASANT COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE..  
 
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 7PM  
LOCATION STAGE STAGE DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
SYCAMORE CREEK  
HOLT 8.0 M M 6.1 6.0 5.6  
 
LOOKING GLASS RIVER  
EAGLE 7.0 4.5 WED 09 PM 4.6 4.8 4.7  
 
MAPLE RIVER  
MAPLE RAPIDS 9.0 6.9 WED 09 PM 7.0 7.0 6.9  
 
MUSKEGON RIVER  
EVART 12.0 10.5 WED 09 PM 10.6 10.7 10.5  
CROTON 9.0 8.3 WED 09 PM 8.3 8.3 8.1  
NEWAYGO 11.0 10.8 WED 09 PM 10.9 10.9 10.7  
BRIDGETON 13.0 12.5 WED 09 PM 12.7 12.6 12.4  
 
CHIPPEWA RIVER  
MT PLEASANT 8.0 5.8 WED 09 PM 6.0 5.8 5.5  
 

 
 
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