RECORD FLOOD ON THE GRAND RIVER!!!!April 18th, 2013 at 1:10 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather
BREAKING NEWS – Click on the image or click here (and click on on the red square by Comstock Park at this website) to enlarge! THE LATEST COMPUTER MODEL FACTORING IN THE RAIN TODAY AND THE RAIN FORECAST OVER THE NEXT 48-HOURS PROJECTS AN ALL-TIME RECORD FLOOD IN COMSTOCK PARK. If these levels are realized, the river would be 6.35 feet above flood stage in Comstock Park and 4.4 feet above flood stage in Grand Rapids. In Robinson Twp. the forecast crest is 17.3 ft. – 4 feet above flood stage. The Rogue is forecast to go to 10.7 ft., 2.7 feet above flood stage (record is 11.4 ft.). For the Muskegon River at Croton, the level is forecast to go to 12.1 feet, 3.1 feet above flood state, but well below the 16.8 foot record in the flood of 1986. The Thornapple is expected to rise to 12.8 feet or 2.6 feet above flood stage (record is 14.4 feet). The White River at Whitehall/Montague is forecast to go to 6.8 feet (0.8 feet above flood stage – record is 7.5 ft.). The Grand at Ionia is expected to go to 24.6 ft (3.6 feet above flood stage (record is 27.6 ft.). AGAIN, THIS IS NOT SET IN STONE…THIS IS A MODEL RUN BASED ON THE RAIN THAT WE HAVE HAD AND THE RAIN THAT IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS. Pictures from the Grand River Flood of 1904 (water came all the way to John Ball Park!). Here’s HISTORICAL CRESTS AND FULL DATA ON THE GRAND RIVER AT COMSTOCK PARK.