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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Lower Rouge at DEARBORN are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.41 ft on 04/05/1947
(2) 13.62 ft on 06/26/1968
(3) 13.10 ft on 06/27/2021
(4) 11.18 ft on 02/21/2018
(5) 11.06 ft on 01/13/2020

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.10 ft on 06/27/2021
(2) 11.06 ft on 01/13/2020
(3) 11.18 ft on 02/21/2018
(4) 13.62 ft on 06/26/1968
(5) 14.41 ft on 04/05/1947

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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14.4 Considerable damage occurs to residential areas. Wayne Park will be up to 10 feet under water.
13.6 Brady Street in Dearborn will flood. Many bridges become impassable.
12.4 Property damage will mainly be limited to park buildings and roads. Several homes may become isolated by flood waters. Many roads will closed due to flooding. Some bridges over the river in this area may be closed to traffic due to water reaching the bottom. U.S. Highway 12 (Michigan Avenue) may flood in spots.
11 The flood plain is flooded from Inkster to Dearborn. Ford Field Park and the parking lot along Monroe Street also flood.
9 Ther river reaches bankfull in many locations.

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