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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Rogue River at Rockford 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: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.35 ft on 09/12/1986
(2) 9.39 ft on 04/19/2013
(3) 9.29 ft on 03/06/1976
(4) 8.99 ft on 02/22/2018
(5) 8.84 ft on 03/15/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.18 ft on 06/28/2021
(2) 8.73 ft on 05/19/2020
(3) 8.06 ft on 04/30/2020
(4) 8.49 ft on 10/04/2019
(5) 8.84 ft on 03/15/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.52 ft on 01/22/1961
(2) 3.77 ft on 06/13/1965
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11.35 Expect major flooding of residences in low lying areas adjacent to the river and along Packer Drive and Rogue River Drive.
9.27 Expect minor to moderate flooding of several residences adjacent to the river.
8 Expect minor flooding of homes upstream of Rockford.
7 River is bankfull.
(1) 1986 Flood on the Rogue River near Rockford
(2) Water Covering the Rogue River Road in 1986
(3) Home on Packer Drive during the 1986 Flood
(4) Downstream from Gage during the 1986 Flood
(5) Water Flowing Over Packer Drive in 1986
(6) USGS River Gaging Station during 1986 Flood
(7) View Looking Downstream from the Dam
(8) Rockford Dam on the Rogue River in Rockford
(9) Looking Upstream at the Rockford Dam
(10) Inside the USGS Gaging Station
(11) View of the USGS Gaging Station
(12) Pond Behind the Rockford Dam on the Rogue River
(13) Rogue River in Rockford - Looking Upstream at Packer Drive Bridge

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