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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 Newaygo 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: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15.13 ft on 02/21/2018
(2) 14.59 ft on 01/31/2019
(3) 13.53 ft on 05/19/2020
(4) 13.46 ft on 03/16/2019
(5) 12.18 ft on 10/02/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.68 ft on 06/27/2021
(2) 13.53 ft on 05/19/2020
(3) 11.46 ft on 04/30/2020
(4) 11.37 ft on 12/31/2019
(5) 12.18 ft on 10/02/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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15 Expect the Bridge Street Bridge in the City of Newaygo to be closed. Expect major flooding downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Anderson Flats and Old Women's Bend in Garfield Township and Sycamore Flats, 100th Ave, and Sugarbush Lane in Ashland Township. Expect moderate flooding on Sarrell Street in the City of Newaygo. Expect Flech Ave near the Anderson Flats area to be closed. Expect all public River Access Sites to be closed.
14 Flood water begins surrounding cottages and homes on Sarrell Street in the City of Newaygo. Expect moderate flooding downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Anderson Flats and Old Womens Bend in Garfield Township. Felch Ave near Salmon run Campground and South River Lane become impassable. In addition, expect moderate flooding in Sycamore Flats, 100th Ave, and Sugarbush Lane in Ashland Township. Expect all public river access sites to be closed.
13 Flood waters begin surrounding cottages and homes downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Sugarbush Lane and 100th Ave in Ashland Township. Expect minor flooding in Old Womens's Bend and Anderson Flats in Garfield Township. Expect water to come over Felch Ave near Salmon Run Campground and South River Lane. Expect all public River Access Sites to be closed.
12.5 Flood water begins surrounding properties downstream from the City of Newaygo in the areas of Old Women's Bend and Anderson Flats in Garfield Township. Expect minor flooding in Sycamore Flats.
12 Flood water begins surrounding cottages and homes downstream from the City of Newaygo in the area of Sycamore Flats in Ashland Township.
11 The river starts exceeding its banks and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along the river.
10 River is bankfull. River begins to exceed its banks and minor flooding begins in low lying areas along the river.
Photos
(1) Newaygo Automated River Gauge
(2) River Looking Upstream From Bridge Street Guage
(3) Newaygo Staff Gauge
(4) River Looking Downstream From Bridge Street
(5) Newaygo Wire Weight Gauge
(6) Newaygo Wire Weight Gauge Side View

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