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Grand River at Comstock Park Stage (ft)CMPM4(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (5:06PM Apr 19, 2024)Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

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

NOTE: Forecasts for the Grand River at Comstock Park 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: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.80 ft on 04/21/2013
(2) 17.75 ft on 03/22/1948
(3) 17.45 ft on 04/09/1947
(4) 16.85 ft on 02/25/2018
(5) 16.70 ft on 03/01/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.30 ft on 02/25/2022
(2) 12.80 ft on 07/01/2021
(3) 12.80 ft on 06/30/2021
(4) 16.40 ft on 05/21/2020
(5) 13.80 ft on 01/15/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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16 Major flooding on homes along Abrigador Trail, Willow Drive, Riverbank Street and Konkle Drive. In Comstock Park and Plainfield Township approximately 100 homes affected by flooding.
14 Homes along Willow Drive and Abrigador Trail have flooded basements and Abrigador Trail is closed. Riverbank Street northeast in Plainfield Township is flooded and homes along Riverbank Street have flooded basements. Konkle Drive northeast in Plainfield township is flooded.
13 Abrigador Trail is underwater and minor flooding of homes occurs along Abrigador Trail and Willow Drive.
12 Expect minor flooding of homes along Abrigador Trail.
11 River is bankfull.
(1) April 2013 Flooding - Willow Drive across from Ball Park
(2) April 2013 Flooding - Abrigador Trail, Comstock Park
(3) April 2013 Flooding - near ball park
(4) Looking Northeast along Abrigador Trail
(5) Looking Southeast on Abrigador Trail
(6) Flooded Home off Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park
(7) Another Flooded Home off Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park
(8) Grand River in Comstock Park flooding Abrigador Trail.
(9) NWS staff gage showing the Grand River at Comstock Park flooding Abrigador Trail.
(10) Grand River in Comstock Park two feet above flood stage.
(11) Grand River in Comstock Park four feet above flood stage.
(12) Homes surrounded by high water along Abrigador Trail from the Grand River in Comstock Park.
(13) Flooded home along Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park.
(14) More flooded homes along Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park.
(15) Flooding along the Grand River upstream from Comstock Park along Riverbank Ave.
(16) Flooding of Riverbank Ave. along the Grand River upstream from Comstock Park
(17) Flooding of the Grand River near Konkle Drive upstream from Comstock Park
(18) Flooding Willow Drive and Bailey Park Drive along the Grand River
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Latitude: 43.046000° N, Longitude: 85.650000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 599.85 ft 611.85 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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