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Forecasts for the Menominee River near Florence 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: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.81 ft on 07/02/1953
(2) 13.00 ft on 04/23/1916
(3) 12.21 ft on 04/17/2002
(4) 11.86 ft on 05/11/1965
(5) 11.52 ft on 05/08/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.29 ft on 04/16/2023 (P)
(2) 9.04 ft on 04/27/2022
(3) 7.11 ft on 03/25/2021
(4) 8.80 ft on 04/30/2020
(5) 10.70 ft on 04/23/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.18 ft on 08/21/1960
(2) 2.05 ft on 04/19/2010
(3) 2.50 ft on 09/18/2007
(4) 2.57 ft on 09/19/2009
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13 This stage compares to a record flow of around 11700 CFS at the Brule Dam set in 1953. Several homes along Runbers Road surrounded by several feet of water.
12 Floodwaters affect homes along Runbers road in Florence County. This stage compares to a flow rate of 10600 cubic feet per second at the Brule Dam. At 9100 cfs, floodwaters affect a seasonal home on a private drive off Runbers Road.
10 Floodwaters reach a few homes and cottages along Runbers Road.
9 Flooding is confined to lowland and wooded land.
8.5 There is minor lowland flooding. Flood stage is at 9 feet.

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