Weather Service Updates West Michigan Flood Projections

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

IONIA, Mich. (AP) -- The National Weather Service says river crests in West Michigan communities are to start in Ionia and move west into Ottawa County over the next few days.

The weather service updated its latest projections for river flooding on Saturday as smaller streams and rivers drain into the Grand River.

According to, the NWS says crests are to start in Ionia on Saturday before affecting Lowell, Ada, Comstock Park, Grand Rapids and into Ottawa County through Monday.

The flooding will range from moderate to record stage.

The National Weather Service also says the Muskegon, Thornapple, Chippewa and Pine rivers are continuing to flood. Crests already have occurred or will by the end of the weekend with high water over roads in some spots.

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