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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the N. Br. Clinton River near Mount Clemens 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: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.34 ft on 05/24/2004
(2) 20.00 ft on 04/05/1947
(3) 18.62 ft on 02/02/1968
(4) 18.48 ft on 04/20/1975
(5) 17.70 ft on 02/10/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.94 ft on 08/26/2023 (P)
(2) 16.00 ft on 01/13/2020
(3) 17.03 ft on 02/22/2018
(4) 15.05 ft on 12/01/2011
(5) 15.27 ft on 08/11/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.12 ft on 09/13/1954
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20 Some residential areas flood.
18 Many roads and several golf courses will flood.
16 Some structures will start to be affected.
15 Agricultural land along the river begins to flood. When the river reaches this level due to rain, the Middle Branch Clinton River usually is flooding in some locations. The middle branch will crest about 24 hours earlier than the north branch. 21 and 22 Mile Roads may be flooded. Water could also reach the foundation of a few homes along the bank of the middle branch by Heyndrich and Cass Avenue.
13 River reaches bankfull with only wooded areas flooding.

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