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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Looking Glass River near Eagle 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: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.89 ft on 02/21/2018
(2) 8.68 ft on 06/23/2015
(3) 8.39 ft on 04/07/2017
(4) 8.24 ft on 05/24/2004
(5) 7.89 ft on 04/19/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.63 ft on 05/18/2020 (P)
(2) 7.40 ft on 01/11/2020 (P)
(3) 7.03 ft on 12/30/2019
(4) 7.58 ft on 06/20/2019
(5) 6.58 ft on 02/05/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.01 ft on 07/28/1965
(2) 1.09 ft on 10/03/1963
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11 Expect major flooding of homes in Dewitt and along the river between Dewitt and Eagle.
10 Expect moderate flooding of homes in Dewitt and along the Looking Glass River between Dewitt and Eagle.
9 Expect moderate flooding of homes in Dewitt and along the river between Dewitt and Eagle.
8 Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and along the Looking Glass River between Dewitt and Eagle. River levels flood warming hut, playground, and ball field in Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta.
7 Expect minor flooding of homes in Dewitt and along the river between Dewitt and Eagle. Flooding occurs in Riverside Park in Dewitt and Looking Glass Valley Park in Wacousta.
6 Expect minor flooding of low lying wooded areas.
5 River is bankfull.
Photos
(1) USGS Crest Stage Gage and NWS Staff Gage
(2) USGS Wire Weight Gage on Downstream side of Bridge
(3) Eagle Forecast Point's location in relationship to Eagle, MI.
(4) Aerial View of Eagle Forecast Point's Location
(5) Aerial view comparing old (pre 11/30/2004) Eagle Forecast Point's location with new Eagle Forecast P
(6) USGS River Gaging Station at the Looking Glass River near Eagle off of Tallman Rd.
(7) Looking Glass River looking downstream from Tallman Rd. Bridge and Gage.
(8) Looking Glass River looking upstream from Tallman Rd. Bridge and Gage.

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