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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Clinton River near Clinton Township are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Mount Clemens
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.84 ft on 08/12/2014
(2) 20.00 ft on 04/05/1947
(3) 19.56 ft on 10/01/1981
(4) 19.50 ft on 05/11/1948
(5) 18.70 ft on 06/26/1968
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.83 ft on 01/11/2020
(2) 16.08 ft on 05/01/2019
(3) 16.39 ft on 05/12/2018
(4) 16.04 ft on 04/16/2018
(5) 16.40 ft on 02/21/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.29 ft on 09/07/1954
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20 Extensive overland flooding occurs and the valley becomes covered by water.
19 Some houses along Millar Road flood along with local golf courses.
18 Water will likely flow over the Garfield, Utica and Hayes Road bridges.
17 Water dams up against the Garfield, Utica and Hayes Road bridges, causing the river level on the upstream side of the bridges to be higher than what the river gauge will read downstream.
16 Some low spots on Millar Road flood. Water reaches the bottoms of the Garfield, Uitca and Hayes Road bridges. Low land flooding increases.
13 Some low lands adjacent to the river flood.

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