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River Raisin at Dundee Stage (ft)DNDM4(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (9:03PM Sep 27, 2023)Flood Stage is 650 ft
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NOTE: Stage measured manually and reported by river observer. No automated gauge on-site.

NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the River Raisin at Dundee 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: 653
Moderate Flood Stage: 652
Flood Stage: 650
Action Stage: 648
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 653.20 ft on 02/26/1985
(2) 651.90 ft on 12/01/2011
(3) 651.89 ft on 03/15/1982
(4) 651.50 ft on 03/13/2009
(5) 651.17 ft on 07/01/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 648.60 ft on 01/15/2020
(2) 651.17 ft on 07/01/2015
(3) 651.90 ft on 12/01/2011
(4) 648.80 ft on 03/08/2011
(5) 651.50 ft on 03/13/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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653.2 Water reaches the top of the first floor window of the post office.
652 Water becomes several feet deep in the post office parking lot, with water damage to the post office, the laundromat, and six buildings on Franklin Street near Monroe Street.
650 Water begins to travel up the drain from the post office parking lot.
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Latitude: 41.956111° N, Longitude: 83.658611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 650 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 636.4 ft 1286.4 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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