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Weather Forecast Office Grand Rapids, MI
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NOTE: Automated gauge readings are unavailable, readings taken manually.
Forecasts for the Grand River at Comstock Park are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 17.80 ft on 04/21/2013
(2) 17.75 ft on 03/22/1948
(3) 17.45 ft on 04/09/1947
(4) 16.70 ft on 03/01/1985
(5) 16.60 ft on 05/27/2004
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Major flooding on homes along abrigador trail, willow drive, Riverbank Street and konkle drive. In comstock park and plainfield township approximatley 100 homes affected by flooding
Homes along willow drive and abrigador trail have flooded basements and abrigador trail is closed. Riverbank Street northeast in plainfield township is flooded and homes along Riverbank Street have flooded basements. Konkle drive northeast in plainfield township is flooded
Abrigador trail is underwater and minor flooding of homes occurs along abrigador trail and willow drive
Expect minor flooding of homes along abrigador trail
River is bankfull
April 2013 Flooding - Willow Drive across from Ball Park
April 2013 Flooding - Abrigador Trail, Comstock Park
April 2013 Flooding - near ball park
Looking Northeast along Abrigador Trail
Looking Southeast on Abrigador Trail
Flooded Home off Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park
Another Flooded Home off Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park
Grand River in Comstock Park flooding Abrigador Trail.
NWS staff gage showing the Grand River at Comstock Park flooding Abrigador Trail.
Grand River in Comstock Park two feet above flood stage.
Grand River in Comstock Park four feet above flood stage.
Homes surrounded by high water along Abrigador Trail from the Grand River in Comstock Park.
Flooded home along Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park.
More flooded homes along Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park.
Flooding along the Grand River upstream from Comstock Park along Riverbank Ave.
Flooding of Riverbank Ave. along the Grand River upstream from Comstock Park
Flooding of the Grand River near Konkle Drive upstream from Comstock Park
Flooding Willow Drive and Bailey Park Drive along the Grand River
About This Location
Latitude: 43.047222° N, Longitude: 85.647500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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National Weather Service
Grand Rapids Weather Forecast Office
4899 South Complex Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512-4034
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