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Muskegon River at Bridgeton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:45PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 10:00PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:15PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:30PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 10:45PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:00PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:15PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:30PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 11:45PM Aug 15, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 8:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 8:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 8:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 8:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:30AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 10:45AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:00AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:15AM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:30AM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 11:45AM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 12:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:30PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 12:45PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 1:00PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 1:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:30PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 1:45PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 2:00PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 2:15PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 2:30PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 2:45PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 3:00PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 3:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:30PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 3:45PM Aug 16, 2022Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 4:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.91 ft at 6:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.9 ft at 6:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.89 ft at 7:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.89 ft at 7:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.87 ft at 7:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.87 ft at 7:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.86 ft at 8:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.85 ft at 8:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.84 ft at 8:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.82 ft at 9:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.76 ft at 10:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.73 ft at 10:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.7 ft at 10:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:00PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:15PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.64 ft at 11:30PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.62 ft at 11:45PM Aug 16, 2022Observed: 7.6 ft at 12:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.57 ft at 12:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.55 ft at 12:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.53 ft at 12:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.51 ft at 1:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.49 ft at 1:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.47 ft at 1:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.46 ft at 1:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.44 ft at 2:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.43 ft at 2:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.41 ft at 2:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.4 ft at 2:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.39 ft at 3:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.38 ft at 3:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.36 ft at 3:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.36 ft at 3:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.35 ft at 4:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.34 ft at 4:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.33 ft at 4:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.33 ft at 4:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.33 ft at 5:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.32 ft at 5:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.31 ft at 5:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.31 ft at 5:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.31 ft at 6:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.31 ft at 6:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 8:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 10:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:00AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:15AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:30AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:45AM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 12:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 8:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 8:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 8:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 9:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 9:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:00PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:15PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:30PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:45PM Aug 17, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 5:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 5:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 5:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 5:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 6:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 7:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 7:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 7:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 9:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 9:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 9:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 10:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 10:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:00AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:15AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:30AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:45AM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 12:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 1:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 2:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 2:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 3:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 3:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 3:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 5:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 6:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 6:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.29 ft at 6:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 7:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 7:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.28 ft at 7:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.27 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.26 ft at 8:15PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.26 ft at 8:30PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.26 ft at 8:45PM Aug 18, 2022Observed: 7.25 ft at 9:00PM Aug 18, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBDGM4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:36PM Aug 18, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.25 ft at 9:00 PM EDT 18-Aug-2022. Flood Stage is 13 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.

NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice during winter months.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Muskegon River at Bridgeton 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: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.82 ft on 02/21/2018
(2) 15.81 ft on 05/19/2020
(3) 15.80 ft on 03/16/2019
(4) 14.74 ft on 10/03/2019
(5) 14.55 ft on 12/05/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.17 ft on 06/27/2021
(2) 15.81 ft on 05/19/2020
(3) 14.09 ft on 04/30/2020
(4) 13.48 ft on 12/31/2019
(5) 14.74 ft on 10/03/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
Zoom Level:16
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17 Expect Maple Island Bridge in Bridgeton Township to be closed.
16 Expect flood waters to be over South River Drive and Main Street near Maple Island Drive in Bridgeton Township. Expect moderate flooding downstream from the City of Newaygo in Leisure Land Subdivision...Freight Hill Subdivision...Bell Meadow Subdivision...Bridgeton Flats and Main Street in Bridgeton Township.
15.5 Expect flood waters to begin surrounding cottages and homes downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Bell Meadow Subdivision and Main Street in Bridgeton Township. Expect minor flooding in Leisure Land Subdivision and Freight Hill Subdivsion in Bridgeton Township. Expect all Public River Access Sites to be closed.
15 Expect flood water to begin surrounding cottages and homes downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Freight Hill Subdivision and 9230 main Street in Bridgeton Township. Expect minor flooding in Leisure Land Subdivision. Expect all public river access sites to be closed.
14 Flood water begins surrounding cottages and homes downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Leisure Land Subdivision in Bridgeton Township.
13 Water overflows the banks into wooded areas.
12 The river is bankfull.
Photos
(1) Bridgeton River Gauge Site
(2) Downstream View From The Warner Street Bridge
(3) Bridgeton Wire Weight Gauge
(4) Upstream View From The Warner Street Bridge
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Latitude: 43.347241° N, Longitude: 85.939498° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 598.12 ft 611.12 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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