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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Muskegon River at Evart are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Croton Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15.97 ft on 04/16/2014
(2) 14.99 ft on 03/31/1989
(3) 14.42 ft on 04/09/1959
(4) 14.37 ft on 04/15/1971
(5) 14.13 ft on 07/12/1957
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.02 ft on 04/20/2019
(2) 11.30 ft on 02/23/2018
(3) 10.02 ft on 06/23/2017
(4) 10.46 ft on 04/20/2017
(5) 11.93 ft on 04/02/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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14.5 High water affects the Sewage Treatment Plant.
14 Expect major flooding in subdivisions along the Muskegon River upstream of Evart.
12.5 Expect significant flooding in the area of M66 and 9 mile, impacting homes in the Jefferies, Doc and Tom, Timberlane Drive and Wildlife Shores subdivisions. Roads become un-navigable in the Jefferies, Doc and Tom, and Wildlife Shores subdivisions. Evacuation of homes in the flooded area may be necessary. Significant Road closures along River Road between 80th Avenue and M66. Flooding of homes in low lying areas along River Road between 80th Avenue and M66 also occurs.
12 Expect significant flooding in the area of M66 and 9 mile, impacting homes in the Jefferies, Doc and Tom, and Wildlife Shores subdivisions. Minor flooding of homes in low lying areas along Timberlane Drive, and River Road between 80th Avenue and M66 also occurs. High water levels also begin to impact the Evart Water Treatment Plant.
11.5 Expect minor flooding of low lying areas upstream of Evart. In the Jeffery subdivision, flooding begins to surround and impact crawl spaces of over a dozen homes along Linden Road, Riverside Road, and Muskegon Trail. Trout Road is under water and high water surrounds homes in the Doc and Tom subdivision along Trout Drive and Miller Road.
11 Over a dozen homes are surrounded by water in the Jeffery subdivision. Portions of Linden Road, Riverside Road, and Muskegon Trail begin to be covered by water. High water also begins to surround several homes in the Doc and Tom subdivision along Trout Road which is located off of 9 mile road, east of M66.
10.5 Flood waters begin to surround homes upstream of Evart in the Jeffery subdivision along Linden and Riverside Roads. Portions of Linden and Riverside Roads in the Jeffery subdivision begin to go underwater. High water also begins to cover Trout Drive in the Doc and Tom subdivision located just east of m66 off of 9 Mile Road.
10 River is bankfull.
Photos
(1) Flooding on Linden Street
(2) Flooding at Horseshoe Bend along Linden Street
(3) Flooding along Linden and Riverside Streets
(4) Riverside Street flooded out
(5) Muskegon River along Muskegon Trail in Jeffery Subdivision
(6) Muskegon Trail off of Highway 66
(7) Water over Trout Road
(8) Trout Road
(9) Jeffery Subdivision, looking down Riverside Street

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