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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Grand River at Lowell 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: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.02 ft on 04/21/2013
(2) 19.00 ft on 03/22/1948
(3) 18.50 ft on 04/08/1947
(4) 18.20 ft on 02/24/2018
(5) 17.80 ft on 03/19/1942
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.80 ft on 03/18/2019
(2) 18.20 ft on 02/24/2018
(3) 15.55 ft on 04/09/2017
(4) 19.02 ft on 04/21/2013
(5) 15.39 ft on 04/14/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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24 Expect major flooding of businesses and residences in the Lowell area. Railroad embankment on south bank overtopped.
20 Expect major flooding of businesses and residences in the Lowell area and high water affects the business district.
18 Expect moderate flooding of commercial buildings.
16 Lowell fairgrounds flooded, low sections of Bowes Road, Division, Front Street, and Jackson flooded in the city of Lowell.
15 Expect minor flooding of commercial buildings.
10 River is bankfull. Expect flooding of low lying areas adjacent to the banks.
Photos
(1) April 2013 Flooding - Lowell near Division Street
(2) April 2013 Flooding - Lowell
(3) April 2013 Flooding - Lowell
(4) April 2013 Flooding - Lowell
(5) Grand River Overflowing Near Lowell
(6) Right Bank of Flat River Downstream from Dam
(7) Looking Downstream the Flat River
(8) Concrete Spillways at the King Milling Dam
(9) Looking West in Downtown Lowell
(10) Looking Upstream at the Pond
(11) 2004 Grand River flooding near Lowell
(12) 2004 Grand River flooding portions of Lowell
(13) 2004 Grand River flooding at Lowell
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