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

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.27 ft on 04/24/1960
(2) 13.54 ft on 04/17/2002
(3) 12.23 ft on 04/30/2013
(4) 12.16 ft on 05/12/2003
(5) 11.73 ft on 08/16/1972
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.43 ft on 04/24/2022
(2) 7.62 ft on 03/24/2021
(3) 7.31 ft on 04/04/2020
(4) 11.41 ft on 04/23/2019
(5) 9.47 ft on 06/17/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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14 Water innundates the bridge on Hedbery Road and portions of Black River Road in the vicinity
12 Water reaches the bottom of Hedberg Road Bridge
10 Which is flood stage...water impacts low lying areas of properties along Black River Road and Hedberg Road
(1) Black River Road
(2) Black River Road
(3) Hedberg Road Flood Line

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