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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Rocky River NC near Norwood 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: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 46.37 ft on 09/18/1945
(2) 46.08 ft on 09/17/2018
(3) 35.00 ft on 08/01/1908
(4) 34.00 ft on 08/31/1952
(5) 33.16 ft on 04/01/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 26.13 ft on 02/12/2023 (P)
(2) 31.64 ft on 02/07/2020
(3) 23.01 ft on 11/16/2018
(4) 21.91 ft on 11/13/2018
(5) 21.00 ft on 10/12/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 10/08/1954
(2) 0.29 ft on 09/16/1980
(3) 0.33 ft on 07/21/1986
(4) 0.43 ft on 09/08/1982
(5) 0.50 ft on 10/11/1983
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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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44 Water reaches Plank Rd, where flooding is likely on the Anson County side of the Plank Rd Bridge.
34 Major flooding begins. There is widespread flooding of pasture and farmland.
30 Moderate flooding begins. There is widespread flooding of pasture and lowlands adjacent to the river.
27 The parking lot at the Anson County boat access on the will begin to flood
20 Minor flood stage. There is significant overflow into adjacent pasture and lowlands.
16 Action Stage. The river begins to overflow its banks in some areas upstream of the gage site.
(1) Downstream
(2) Gage site

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 Hours.

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