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Michigamme River near Witch Lake Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 4 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.4 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.4 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 1:00PM Nov 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00PM Nov 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 1:00AM Nov 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00AM Nov 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 1:00PM Nov 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00PM Nov 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 1:00AM Nov 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00PM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00PM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00PM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00PM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 03, 2014WLKM4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (3:30AM Nov 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:08AM Nov 27)Latest observed value: 4.38 ft at 7:00 PM EST 27-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Michigamme River near Witch Lake are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 13.10 ft on 04/20/2002
(2) 11.60 ft on 05/11/1965
(3) 11.22 ft on 04/28/1979
(4) 11.01 ft on 04/21/1976
(5) 9.90 ft on 05/07/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.29 ft on 05/13/2014 (P)
(2) 9.58 ft on 05/06/2013 (P)
(3) 5.18 ft on 03/22/2010 (P)
(4) 7.03 ft on 05/03/2009 (P)
(5) 9.35 ft on 04/26/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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13 Homes in Republic near Munson Park...South Republic near Bengtson Bridge...and Witch Lake are significantly flooded. Significant portions of County Roads 601...LG...LE and Newberg road are flooded
11 Flood waters cover significant portions of County Road LG between M-95 and Michigamme Dam. Houses near Bengtson Bridge in South Republic are further impacted by flood waters
9 Water impacts the yards and a few homes near Bengtson bridge on County Road LI in South Republic and along Floodwood Drive near the Michigamme River east of M-95. Approximately 6 inches of water is covering portions of County Road LG northwest of M-95
8.5 Water begins to cover County Road LG 2.6 miles northwest of M-95
8 Water inundates low lying areas along the river in Republic and South Republic...and will impact the yards of homes near Bengtson bridge on County Road LI in South Republic
Photos
(1) Looking downstream from gauge site (Stage = 8.6 feet)
(2) Looking upstream from gauge site (Stage = 8.6 feet)
(3) Water overflowing County Road LG - stage = 8.6 ft
(4) Wire weight at gauge site
(5) Gauge house near Witch Lake
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Latitude: 46.246667° N, Longitude: 88.012500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1384.25 ft 1392.25 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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