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Huron River at Hamburg Stage (ft)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHMGM4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:16AM Oct 20, 2014)Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Huron River at Hamburg 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:7.5
Moderate Flood Stage:7
Flood Stage:6.5
Action Stage:6

Historical Crests
(1) 8.46 ft on 06/30/1968
(2) 8.35 ft on 05/15/1956
(3) 8.13 ft on 05/27/2004
(4) 7.65 ft on 05/30/2011
(5) 7.59 ft on 09/18/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.16 ft on 08/01/1964

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8 Many homes are surrounded and inundated with flood water along the river and ore lake.
7 Water begins to reach foundations and crawl spaces of many homes along the river and ore lake.
6.5 IHFS.BAK IHFSDB_REPORT.SH IHFSDB_TO_MC_NONFP.SH IHFSDB_TO_MC.SH IHFS_FIELDS.TXT LOWER_CASE.SH LOWER_CASE_TABULAR.SH MIXEDCASE_IHFS.TXT SED_ADDBACKSLASH STREET_ROAD_CONVERT.SH**flood stage*** water begins to flood yards of homes along the huron river and ore lake. Many boat docks begin to become submerged between 6.5 and 7 ft.
6 Bankfull.
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Latitude: 42.465278° N, Longitude: 83.800000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 850 ft 856.5 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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