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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Red Cedar River at Williamston are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at East Lansing
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.41 ft on 04/19/1975
(2) 9.30 ft on 02/22/2018
(3) 9.07 ft on 02/26/1985
(4) 9.00 ft on 07/08/1994
(5) 8.50 ft on 04/25/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.30 ft on 02/22/2018
(2) 8.38 ft on 04/07/2017
(3) 6.57 ft on 04/12/2016
(4) 7.09 ft on 06/24/2015
(5) 7.84 ft on 05/16/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.19 ft on 07/19/2001
(2) 1.94 ft on 07/13/1988
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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 moderate flooding of homes in the Williamston area. Several homes in Williamston have first floor flooding.
9 Expect minor basement flooding of several homes in Williamston.
8 Expect minor flooding of golf course and adjacent park in Williamston.
7 River is bankfull. Overflow begins in low lying areas adjacent to the river.
Photos
(1) Red Cedar River at Williamston - Looking Downstream from Gage
(2) Red Cedar River at Williamston - Looking Downstream at Whitewater Park
(3) Whitewater Park along the Red Cedar River at Williamston
(4) Red Cedar River at Williamston - Looking Downstream
(5) Red Cedar River at Williamston - Looking Upstream from Gage
(6) Red Cedar River at Williamston - Looking Upstream from Bridge

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