FLOODING UPDATE FROM EMERGENCY SERVICES!
Yesterday, the Newaygo County Board of Commissioners declared a Local State of Emergency due to flooding.
As of 1030 AM the Muskegon River at Croton was at 9.89 feet with flows of 8,810 Cubic Feet per Second and holding steady. The river peaked at 11.51 feet yesterday at 530am.
As of 9:45 AM the Muskegon River at Newaygo was at 13.41 feet with flows of 9,830 cubic feet per second. The river peaked at 15.11 feet yesterday at 8:45am.
As of 10:00 AM the Muskegon River at Bridgeton was at 16.23 feet with flows of 9,890 cubic feet per second. The river peaked at 16.78 feet yesterday at 6:30pm.
Field Damage Assessment Teams are currently deployed to the impacted areas to obtain data needed for the local disaster declaration.
Currently all launches remain closed. Lauches upstream from the City of Newaygo are being reassessed and may reopen today. Lauches downstream from the City of Newaygo will remain closed today due to the extremely high waters and very dangerous flows.