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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Menominee River at Niagara are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Vulcan
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.22 ft on 04/19/2002
(2) 15.11 ft on 04/27/1996
(3) 15.11 ft on 04/27/1996
(4) 13.48 ft on 05/03/2013
(5) 13.21 ft on 04/21/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.81 ft on 05/28/2015
(2) 13.48 ft on 05/03/2013
(3) 13.21 ft on 04/21/2004
(4) 16.22 ft on 04/19/2002
(5) 11.90 ft on 04/01/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.44 ft on 05/30/2010
(2) 3.52 ft on 08/07/2012
(3) 3.82 ft on 09/27/2009
(4) 4.03 ft on 09/19/2007
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16.5 This stage compares to a record flow of around 22000 cubic feet per second set 1953.
16 The Kingsford and Niagara Parks are flooded. This stage compares to a flow of 19900 cfs. In Niagara...floodwaters affect Sherman Street and the Stora Enso Mill...as well as the United Methodist Church. In Southern Dickinson County...water is covering Highway 577...and a trailer park in the city of Quinnesec is flooded. River Road in Aurora is covered by floodwaters at 19700 cfs.
15.5 Water is covering adjacent parks in both Kingsford and Niagara. River Road in Aurora is covered with water. This stage compares to a flow of 19700 cubic feet per second.
15 This stage compares to 19000 CFS at the Kingsford Dam. Floodwaters reach the Aurora Fire Protection station.
14.5 In the city of Niagara, water begins to cover the Niagara boat landing on Tyler Road...and water approaches homes along Sherman Street. This stage compares to a flow of 16500 cubic feet per second.
13 Water approaches the parking lot of the Union Protestant Church.
11.5 Near 8200 cfs, Piers Gorge downstream considered high for local rafting companies downstream .
10 Which is bankfull stage...there is flooding of lowland. Piers Gorge rapids downstream becoming active.
7.5 7.5 feet or 3000 cfs is considered the top end for the ideal range for local rafting companies downstream.
5 or around 1000 cfs...is considered the low end of ideal conditions for rafting downstream .
Photos
(1) Normal stage. Upstream
(2) Photo of gauge house and river at 7.4 feet
(3) Church on Sherman street just above Flood Stage

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