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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cedar Creek at Cedarburg 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: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.25 ft on 03/30/1960
(2) 11.70 ft on 04/01/1959
(3) 11.40 ft on 03/20/1952
(4) 11.13 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(5) 11.10 ft on 03/27/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.13 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(2) 10.00 ft on 08/29/2018 (P)
(3) 10.72 ft on 02/22/2018
(4) 8.51 ft on 01/22/2017
(5) 7.76 ft on 12/16/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.87 ft on 09/05/2005
(2) 4.93 ft on 09/29/2012
(3) 4.96 ft on 07/11/2012
(4) 4.96 ft on 09/12/2003
(5) 5.15 ft on 08/27/2015
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14.31 Floodwaters affect Riveredge Drive, Washington Avenue, Turner Street, Hanover Avenue and Mill Street in Cedarburg. Parks that are flooded include Grafton Lions Park, Cedar Creek Park and Legion Memorial Park. This level is the 1 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 1 percent chance of the river reaching this level in any given year.
13.41 Floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes and businesses along Sheboygan Road in Cedarburg. Portland Road in the Cedar Creek Park area is flooded. Parks in Cedarburg that are flooded include Grafton Lions Park, Cedar Creek Park and Legion Memorial Park. Roads affected are parts of Riveredge Drive, Washington Avenue, Turner Street, Hanover Avenue and Mill Street. This level is the 2 percent flood meaning that there is a 2 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
12.48 Floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes and businesses along Sheboygan Road in Cedarburg. A portion of Portland Road in the Cedar Creek Park area is flooded. This level is the 4 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 4 percent chance of the river reaching this level in any given year.
11.2 Water is in the back yards of some homes and businesses along Sheboygan Road in Cedarburg. A portion of Portland Road near Cedar Creek Park is flooded. This level is the 10 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 10 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
11 Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg is flooded. A portion of Portland Road in the Cedar Creek Park area is flooded.
10.6 Water is well into Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg.
10.16 Water is into Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg. This level is the 20 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 20 percent of the river reaching this level in any given year.
10 Water is into Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg.
9.5 There is minor lowland flooding in the Cedarburg area. Water affects the outer edges of Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg.
9 There is minor lowland flooding in the Cedarburg area.
8.51 There is minor lowland flooding in the Cedarburg area. This level is the 50 percent flood meaning that there is a 50 percent chance of the river reaching this level in any given year.
Photos
(1) Aerial photo looking north-Cedar Creek near Cedarburg, WI

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