(WEST MICHIGAN) — Heavy rain showers over the last 36 hours combined with snow melt have created flooding concerns across West Michigan. The National Weather Service has upgraded some areas to Flood Warnings. Here are the areas in West Michigan forecasted to flood:
Grand River, Comstock Park
Current river stage: 8.3 feet
Flood stage: 12 feet
Forecasted stage: 13.2 feet by Sunday afternoon
Impact: Abrigador trail submerged. Minor flooding of homes on Abrigador and Willow drive.
Grand River, Robinson Township
Current river stage: 9.5 feet
Flood stage: 13.3 feet
Forecasted stage: 13.8 feet by Monday morning
Impact: A few homes in Vanlopik sub-division could be surrounded by flood waters.
Rogue River, Rockford
Current river stage: 6.1 feet
Flood stage: 8.0 feet
Forecasted stage: 8.4 feet by Thursday afternoon
Impact: Minor flooding
White River, Whitehall
Current river stage: 4.1 feet
Flood stage: 6.0 feet
Forecasted stage: 6.0 feet
Impact: Minor flooding to small cottages, canoe liveries and farmland.
Muskegon River, Croton
Current river stage: 8.4 feet
Flood stage: 9.0 feet
Forecasted stage: 9.8 feet by Friday afternoon
Impact: Minor flooding of cottages and homes downstream of Newaygo on Felch Avenue in Anderson Flats, Sycamore Street in Ashland Township, Riverman Drive and South River Drive in Bridgeton Township. Salmon Run Campground’s access drive becomes inaccessible.