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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the River Raisin at Blissfield 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: 687
Moderate Flood Stage: 685
Flood Stage: 683
Action Stage: 681
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 687.10 ft on 02/20/1981
(2) 685.90 ft on 06/29/2015
(3) 685.62 ft on 12/01/2011
(4) 685.40 ft on 03/12/2009
(5) 685.10 ft on 02/08/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 683.96 ft on 05/20/2020 (P)
(2) 683.46 ft on 01/13/2020
(3) 683.80 ft on 05/03/2019
(4) 684.19 ft on 02/22/2018
(5) 685.90 ft on 06/29/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 674.35 ft on 07/24/2007
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687.5 River Street floods.
687.1 The flood of record set on February 20, 1981 is reached.
687 Homes and businesses located near the river and on the west side of the village are inudated, forcing evacuation of many residents.
685.6 Water begins to hit the bottom of the U.S. 223 bridge, and will dam up on the upstream side if the river continues to rise.
683 Ellis Park begins to flood.
682 The river reaches bankfull.
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