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Forecasts for the Bear Creek at McKee Road are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25.6
Moderate Flood Stage: 24.6
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.18 ft on 01/10/2023
(2) 24.65 ft on 04/04/2006
(3) 22.90 ft on 12/25/1955
(4) 21.72 ft on 03/22/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 26.18 ft on 01/10/2023
(2) 21.72 ft on 03/22/2018
(3) 20.08 ft on 03/21/2011
(4) 18.16 ft on 01/02/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.25 ft on 10/08/2008
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27.2 On 1/10/23, the 26.18 foot Flood of Record took water up to the top of the levee system at the north end of Morse Drive and Thurman Court. This levee system has since been raised to 27.2 feet.
26.18 Water impacts the bottom of the M Street and G Street Bridges. Water escapes its banks at E South Bear Creek Drive between Glen Avenue and Cameron Lane.Flood of Record - 1/10/2023
24.65 2nd highest crest from 4/4/2006.
24 At 24 feet, the water flows towards the low point of Cooper Drive, businesses begin to flood.
23 The beechwood subdivision and the trailer park along the southern end of Bear Creek Drive floods in addition to Applegate Park on the south side of Bear Creek Drive.
17 Storm drains begin to back up. Street flooding occurs primarily north of Bear Creek Drive and east of M Street.
16 South bike path along Bear Creek floods downstream of the G Street bridge.

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