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Muskegon River at Bridgeton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 8.41 ft at 12:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 1:00PM Jul 04, 2020Highest Observation: 8.41 ft at 1:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 1:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 1:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 2:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 2:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 2:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 2:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 3:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 3:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 3:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 3:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.4 ft at 4:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.39 ft at 4:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.37 ft at 4:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.36 ft at 5:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.36 ft at 5:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.36 ft at 5:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.35 ft at 6:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.34 ft at 6:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.33 ft at 6:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.33 ft at 6:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.3 ft at 7:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.3 ft at 7:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.29 ft at 7:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.27 ft at 8:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.25 ft at 9:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.25 ft at 10:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 10:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.25 ft at 10:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 10:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 11:00PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 11:15PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 11:30PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 11:45PM Jul 04, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 12:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 12:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 1:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 1:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 3:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 3:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 3:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 3:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 5:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 5:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 5:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 5:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 6:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 6:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 6:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 6:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 7:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 8:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 9:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 9:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 9:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 9:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 10:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 10:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 10:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 10:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 11:00AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 11:15AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 11:30AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 11:45AM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 1:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 2:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 3:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 3:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.22 ft at 3:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.21 ft at 3:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.2 ft at 4:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.2 ft at 4:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.2 ft at 4:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.19 ft at 4:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.18 ft at 5:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.17 ft at 5:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.17 ft at 5:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.16 ft at 5:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.16 ft at 6:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.14 ft at 6:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.14 ft at 6:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.13 ft at 6:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.13 ft at 7:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.11 ft at 7:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.11 ft at 7:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.11 ft at 7:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.1 ft at 8:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.1 ft at 8:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.07 ft at 10:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.07 ft at 10:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.07 ft at 10:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 10:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.07 ft at 11:00PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:15PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:30PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:45PM Jul 05, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 1:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 1:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 1:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 1:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 2:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 2:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 2:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 2:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 3:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 3:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 3:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 3:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 4:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 5:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 5:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 5:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 5:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 6:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.06 ft at 6:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 6:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 6:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 7:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 7:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 7:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 7:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 8:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 8:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 8:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 8:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 9:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 9:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 9:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 9:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 10:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 10:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 10:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 10:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:00AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:15AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:30AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 11:45AM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 2:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 2:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 2:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 3:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 3:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 3:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 3:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 4:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 4:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.05 ft at 4:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 4:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 5:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 5:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 5:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.03 ft at 5:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.03 ft at 6:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.03 ft at 6:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.02 ft at 6:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.02 ft at 6:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8 ft at 8:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8 ft at 8:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 8 ft at 8:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:00PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:15PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:30PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:45PM Jul 06, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 4:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 4:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 4:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 4:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 5:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 5:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 5:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 5:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 6:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:00AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:15AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:30AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 8 ft at 10:45AM Jul 07, 2020Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:00AM Jul 07, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBDGM4(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (12:35PM Jul 7, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.99 ft at 11:00 AM EDT 7-Jul-2020. 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: Gauge reading may be affected by ice during freezing weather from November to April.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

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) 15.84 ft on 03/16/2019
(3) 14.74 ft on 10/03/2019
(4) 14.55 ft on 12/05/1982
(5) 14.09 ft on 04/30/2020 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.09 ft on 04/30/2020 (P)
(2) 13.48 ft on 12/31/2019
(3) 14.74 ft on 10/03/2019
(4) 13.41 ft on 04/19/2019
(5) 15.84 ft on 03/16/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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: 43.347222° N, Longitude: 85.939444° 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
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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