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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Kearsley Creek near Davison 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: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 11.85 ft on 09/09/1985
(2) 11.40 ft on 02/10/2001
(3) 11.32 ft on 04/21/1975
(4) 11.24 ft on 02/21/2018
(5) 11.18 ft on 10/01/1981
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.74 ft on 04/06/2023 (P)
(2) 10.68 ft on 01/12/2020
(3) 10.30 ft on 04/16/2018
(4) 11.24 ft on 02/21/2018
(5) 10.50 ft on 04/07/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.62 ft on 07/09/1988
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11.85 The record flood of september 9, 1985 is reached
10 Water reaches the bottom of the Davison Road bridge and will begin to dam up against it. Flooding of some homes occurs just upstream of the Lippincott Blvd bridge.
8 Flooding occurs in low lying areas along the river. At this stage, no homes are affected. The creek runs through the Davison Athletic and Country Golf Club golf course where it floods low lying areas. Numerous backyards flood on both sides of the creek from near Davison golf course, upstream to around the Atlas Road bridge.
7 Overflow begins on both banks.

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