Watch as Air13 takes to the sky for a bird's-eye view of flooding near the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

The Grand River water level at downtown Grand Rapids reached 17.47 feet as of 1 p.m. Monday, April 10, causing flooding in low lying areas adjacent to the river.

This is the highest level reached since the historic 2013 floods.

Impacts upstream and downstream: Play ball, snorkel up: Grand River water level remains high

Although the water level is forecast to crest Monday afternoon, heavy rain from strong to severe thunderstorms could cause a sudden spike and prolong the flood threat.

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