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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chocolay River near Harvey 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: 11.5
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.50 ft on 04/20/1985
(2) 11.70 ft on 05/13/2006
(3) 11.05 ft on 11/07/1988
(4) 10.84 ft on 10/19/2016
(5) 10.80 ft on 09/06/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.34 ft on 04/15/2022
(2) 10.80 ft on 09/06/2018
(3) 10.84 ft on 10/19/2016
(4) 9.50 ft on 04/14/2015 (P)
(5) 10.06 ft on 04/29/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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14.5 Water reaches the bottom of the M-28 bridge
13.5 Green Garden Road may be closed. Mangum Road will be covered in water and may be closed. Flood waters reach the April 1985 high water mark
12 Homes in low-lying areas along Riverside Road and homes in the 200 block of Timber Lane will be inundated. Backwater effects near the mouth of the river may impact homes on Motel Drive
11.5 The fishing pier and parking lot near the M-28 bridge will be under water. Timber Lane and Riverside Road may be closed. Homes along Timber Lane...and some along Riverside Road...will experience extensive flooding
10 Water inundates the entire parking lot at the M-28 bridge...and the fishing pier begins to be submerged. Water inundates low lying areas along Timber Lane and Riverside Road downstream of the river gauge site
9 Water begins to inundate the parking lot where M-28 crosses the Chocolay well as low lying areas along Timber Lane and towards the mouth of the river
(1) Upstream From M-28 Bridge
(2) Downstream From M-28 Bridge
(3) Downstream From DNR Fishing Pier
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112 Airpark Drive South
Negaunee, MI 49866
(906) 475-5212
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