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Manistee River near Sherman Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 12.67 ft at 6:30AM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.68 ft at 7:30AM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 9:30AM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 11:30AM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.79 ft at 1:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 3:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.84 ft at 5:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.86 ft at 7:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.87 ft at 8:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.88 ft at 10:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 12.9 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.91 ft at 3:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 5:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 6:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 7:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.95 ft at 9:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.96 ft at 11:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.97 ft at 1:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.98 ft at 3:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 12.99 ft at 5:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 13 ft at 7:15PM Oct 16, 2014Highest Observation: 13.01 ft at 9:15PM Oct 16, 2014Highest Observation: 13.01 ft at 11:30PM Oct 16, 2014Highest Observation: 13.01 ft at 1:30AM Oct 17, 2014Highest Observation: 13.01 ft at 3:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 13 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.99 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.99 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.97 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.95 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 5:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 7:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 11:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 1:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 12.91 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.91 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.9 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.88 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.87 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.85 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.84 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.79 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 12.77 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 12.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 12.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 12.8 ft 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSHRM4(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (12:15AM Oct 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:53AM Oct 19)Latest observed value: 12.77 ft at 9:15 PM EDT 19-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Manistee River near Sherman are issued routinely year-round.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Mesick (Hodenpyl Dam)
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:17
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:15
Action Stage:14

Historical Crests
(1) 16.87 ft on 04/15/2014
(2) 16.37 ft on 06/14/2008
(3) 15.99 ft on 03/18/1990
(4) 15.72 ft on 03/29/1976
(5) 15.53 ft on 04/30/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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16 Flooding of property and homes adjacent to right bank of river along Ojibway Drive, Ottawa Drive, and Chippewa Drive 1 mile north of Sherman. Flooding of N 11 Rd between W 14 Rd and W 16 Rd 1 mile northwest of Mesick.
15 Flooding begins around the Wilderness Canoe livery along left bank of river just downstream of M-37 bridge.
14 Left bank of river begins to overflow. Flooding of property along right bank of the river upstream of the M-37 bridge begins.
13 Right bank of river overflows.
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(1) Stilling well gauge - Manistee River near Sherman
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Latitude: 44.436389° N, Longitude: 85.698611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 804.24 ft 819.24 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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