Weekend flooding near record levels on Grand River

by (jproth1)

Submitted 02-27-2018 under NEWS

Heavy rains and snow melt caused the water levels of the Grand River to swell to just over twenty feet in Grand Rapids, Michigan during the last weekend of February 2018.   Cresting at 20.67 feet on Sunday, February 25. 2018, the Grand River...

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Large snowpack leads to concern over heightened spring flood levels

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 03-03-2014 under NEWS

On April 22, 2013 the Grand River reached a historical height of 21.85 feet due in large part to two significant rain events in the same week, coupled with the typical spring time snowmelt runoff. With this year's heavy snowpack and colder...

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September is Stormwater Month: Rainiest Month of the Year

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 09-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

September is historically Grand Rapids’ rainiest month, with an average of 0.14 inches per day and 4.2 inches per month since 1986. This week also marks the 25th anniversary of Grand Rapids’ rainiest month ever and one of the...

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