Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 

This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
tab left off Hydrograph tab right off tab left off River at a Glance tab right off tab left off Download tab right off tab left on tab right on
About this graph
Forecasts for the Grand River at Eaton Rapids are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
Return to Area Map

Upstream Gauge - at Jackson Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Dimondale
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.10 ft on 04/06/1947
(2) 7.10 ft on 05/27/1937
(3) 7.00 ft on 04/05/1950
(4) 6.50 ft on 03/20/1948
(5) 6.20 ft on 09/16/2008
Show More Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.95 ft on 05/15/2018
(2) 6.20 ft on 02/23/2018
(3) 4.60 ft on 04/21/2013
(4) 4.75 ft on 12/06/2011
(5) 5.60 ft on 05/27/2011
Show More Recent Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Disclaimer
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 Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
9 Expect major flooding of structures on Hall Street, west of Hamlin Street, and West Knight Street. Water is curb deep on Main Street.
7 Expect minor flooding of the business district in Eaton Rapids. Island Park in the City of Eaton Rapids is flooded.
6 Expect minor flooding of low lying areas and basements along River Street in Eaton Rapids. Island Park in the City of Eaton Rapids begins to flood.
5 River is bankfull. Expect minor overflow into low lying areas.
Photos
(1) NWS staff gage on Knight Street Bridge
(2) Smithville Dam on the Grand River near Eaton Rapids
(3) Looking East along Knight Street Bridge
(4) Grand River in Eaton Rapids at Dam near State Street Bridge
(5) Grand River looking downstream at Island Park in Eaton Rapids
(6) Island Park in Eaton Rapids
Additional Information Collapse
How low could the river get?
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Grand Rapids Weather Forecast Office
4899 South Complex Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512-4034
(616) 949-0643
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 6-Nov-2019 2:41 PM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities