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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Kalamazoo River at Marshall are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Battle Creek
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.20 ft on 03/29/1950
(2) 7.89 ft on 09/15/2008
(3) 7.85 ft on 03/22/1948
(4) 7.46 ft on 02/22/2018
(5) 7.44 ft on 07/25/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.46 ft on 02/22/2018
(2) 6.68 ft on 04/07/2017
(3) 5.84 ft on 08/16/2016
(4) 5.96 ft on 06/15/2015
(5) 6.09 ft on 03/22/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.00 ft on 05/16/1963
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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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10 Expect major flooding of residences and apartments in low lying areas adjacent to the river.
9 Expect moderate flooding of residences and apartments in low lying areas adjacent to the river.
8 Expect minor flooding of residences and apartments in low lying areas adjacent to the river.
6 River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of farmland and pastures adjacent to the river.
Photos
(1) Apartment Complex at Kalamazoo River in Marshall
(2) View of Kalamazoo River from Apartment Complex
(3) South Kalamazoo Street Bridge at the Kalamazoo River in Marshall
(4) City Owned Dam Upstream from Gage
(5) View of the Top of the Dam
(6) Kalamazoo River at Marshall - Looking Downstream from Bridge
(7) Marshall Power Plant on the Kalamazoo River at Marshall
(8) Kalamazoo River at Marshall - Looking Upstream
(9) Wire Weight Gage on the Kalamazoo River at Marshall
(10) USGS Sutron; Kalamazoo River at Marshall

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Grand Rapids, MI 49512-4034
(616) 949-0643
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