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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Buck Creek at Wilson Avenue at Grandville 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: 10.5
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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Recent Crests
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13.64 Water overtops the Wilson Avenue bridge.
12.5 Water reaches the bottom of the Chicago Drive bridge.
12 Nearly all bridges over Buck Creek in Grandville will be closed, and many homes will be flooded.
11.5 Water reaches the doors of the Brookcrest Retirement Community.
10.76 Water reaches the bottom of the Wilson Avenue Bridge.
10.5 Water begins to flow across Ivanrest Ave and Canal Ave. Many homes surrounded by water, and a few of the homes/buildings in the lowest parts of the river start to take on water, including at Mill Race Park.
9.5 Water spills into parking lots at Brookcrest Retirement Community. Widespread flooding of yards starts to occur on the lower parts of the creek.
9 Water spills onto the access driveway at Lemery Park.
8.5 The water hits the bottom of the bridge at Clay Ave and 54th street.
8 Water starts to creep into a few yards near Ivanrest and 34th street.
7.5 The river is generally bankfull. Flooding begins at Kaufman Golf Course and at low sections along Buck Creek Trail near Mill Race Park.
7 Overflow begins at some of the lowest spots along the river.
6.5 Water starts to affect the bike trail near the creek in Wedgewood Park.

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