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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Maple River at Maple Rapids 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: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.80 ft on 03/01/1904
(2) 12.33 ft on 09/12/1986
(3) 11.27 ft on 10/02/1986
(4) 11.22 ft on 03/20/1948
(5) 11.02 ft on 04/19/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.29 ft on 06/28/2021 (P)
(2) 9.26 ft on 01/14/2020 (P)
(3) 9.50 ft on 01/02/2020
(4) 9.31 ft on 11/02/2019
(5) 9.82 ft on 10/04/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.34 ft on 10/25/2004
(2) 1.00 ft on 09/11/1998
(3) 1.60 ft on 08/13/1965
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13 Expect major flooding of residences adjacent to the river and high water affects the Village of Maple Rapids.
12.33 Expect moderate flooding of basements of residences adjacent to the river. High water affects Maple Street at the Maple River Bridge and County Line Road as well as many side roads south and west of Maple Rapids.
12 Expect moderate flooding of residences, secondary roads, and farmlands adjacent to the river.
9 Expect minor flooding of County Line Road and a home along County Line Road.
7 River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the river.
(1) Looking South toward Maple Rapids from the Maple River
(2) Maple River at Maple Rapids - Looking Downstream from Bridge
(3) Inside the USGS Gaging Station at Maple Rapids
(4) View of the USGS Gaging Station at Maple Rapids
(5) Maple River at Maple Rapids - Looking Upstream from Bridge
(6) Maple Road Bridge on the Maple River at Maple Rapids
(7) 2004 Flooding on the Maple River in Maple Rapids
(8) High Water surrounding USGS river gage
(9) 2004 Lowland flooding on the Maple River near Maple Rapids

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Grand Rapids Weather Forecast Office
4899 Tim Dougherty Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512-4034
(616) 949-0643
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