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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Middle Rouge at Dearborn Heights 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: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 10.74 ft on 05/13/2004
(2) 10.58 ft on 05/26/2011
(3) 10.50 ft on 05/10/1948
(4) 10.50 ft on 05/10/1966
(5) 10.05 ft on 09/07/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.90 ft on 08/11/2014
(2) 10.58 ft on 05/26/2011
(3) 10.74 ft on 05/13/2004
(4) 7.55 ft on 04/05/2003
(5) 9.61 ft on 02/10/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.90 ft on 08/16/1956
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10 Edward hines drive will be under 5 feet of water in low lying spots, closing travel completely. Some sewers will begin to backup due to the river. Water will reach some roads and backyards
7 Hines park begins to flood. Part of hines drive will be closed to travel
5 The river reaches bankfull in many places

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