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Muskegon River at Bridgeton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.04 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2022Observed: 8.01 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2022Observed: 8.01 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2022Observed: 8 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.94 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.97 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 7.99 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.01 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 5:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 11:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.04 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.05 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.06 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.07 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.08 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.11 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.13 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.15 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.17 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.18 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.19 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.33 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.35 ft at 9:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.36 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.38 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.4 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.45 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.47 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.48 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 8.5 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.51 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.51 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.52 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.55 ft at 1:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.55 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.56 ft at 1:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.57 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.57 ft at 2:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.57 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 2:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 3:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 3:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 4:15AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 4:45AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 5:15AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 5:45AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 6:15AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 6:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 7:15AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 7:45AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 8:15AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 8:45AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 9:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 9:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 10:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 10:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 12:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 12:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 1:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 1:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 2:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 2:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 3:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.6 ft at 3:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 3:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 4:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 4:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 4:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 5:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 5:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 5:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 6:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 6:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 6:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 7:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 8:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.59 ft at 8:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 8:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 8:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 8.58 ft at 9:00PM May 27, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBDGM4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:21PM May 27, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 8.58 ft at 9:00 PM EDT 27-May-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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Elevation information source
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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