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Souris River near Bantry Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1432.93 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.81 ft at 8:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.99 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1434.18 ft at 9:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.78 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.73 ft at 9:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.6 ft at 10:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.02 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.49 ft at 10:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.59 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.3 ft at 11:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.29 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1433.06 ft at 11:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.82 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.72 ft at 12:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.68 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.49 ft at 12:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.16 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432 ft at 1:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.92 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.86 ft at 1:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.81 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.79 ft at 2:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.84 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.84 ft at 2:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.85 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.84 ft at 3:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.8 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.85 ft at 3:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.82 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.83 ft at 4:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.81 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.83 ft at 4:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.83 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.87 ft at 5:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.88 ft at 5:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.91 ft at 5:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1431.91 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.08 ft at 6:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.17 ft at 6:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.77 ft at 6:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 1432.44 ft at 6:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.43 ft at 6:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.47 ft at 6:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.52 ft at 7:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.56 ft at 7:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.62 ft at 7:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.66 ft at 7:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.57 ft at 8:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.61 ft at 8:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.65 ft at 8:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.73 ft at 8:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1432.8 ft at 9:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1433.01 ft at 9:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1433.42 ft at 9:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1434.57 ft at 9:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1436.27 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1438.09 ft at 10:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1438.39 ft at 10:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1439.34 ft at 10:45PM Dec 07, 2016Highest Observation: 1439.57 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1437.57 ft at 11:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1434.1 ft at 11:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1434.16 ft at 11:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1435.88 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1432.86 ft at 12:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1432.95 ft at 12:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1433.48 ft at 12:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1435.68 ft at 1:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1437.58 ft at 1:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1437.25 ft at 1:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1437.66 ft at 1:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1433.17 ft at 2:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1434.36 ft at 2:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1436.18 ft at 2:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1437.89 ft at 2:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1436.2 ft at 3:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1435.46 ft at 3:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1433.45 ft at 3:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1435.24 ft at 3:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1436.4 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1437.32 ft at 4:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1432.56 ft at 4:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1433.99 ft at 4:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1435.26 ft at 5:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1435.81 ft at 5:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1436.76 ft at 5:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1437.4 ft at 5:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1436.52 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1432.59 ft at 6:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1432.96 ft at 6:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1434.03 ft at 6:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1435.26 ft at 7:00AM Dec 08, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBANN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:15AM Dec 8, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 1435.26 ft at 7:00 AM CST 8-Dec-2016. Flood Stage is 1440 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Souris River near Bantry 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: 1443
Moderate Flood Stage: 1441
Flood Stage: 1440
Action Stage: 1439
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,445.66 ft on 06/28/2011
(2) 1,444.48 ft on 06/23/2013 (P)
(3) 1,443.35 ft on 04/23/1976
(4) 1,443.08 ft on 06/11/2013
(5) 1,442.89 ft on 04/20/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,444.48 ft on 06/23/2013 (P)
(2) 1,443.08 ft on 06/11/2013
(3) 1,437.36 ft on 03/20/2012
(4) 1,445.66 ft on 06/28/2011
(5) 1,440.75 ft on 04/09/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.70 ft on 01/01/1980

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1440.2 Water begins crossing the road several hundred feet to the left of the bridge. No towns or major roads are flooded.
1439.7 Flood waters affect farmland or wooded areas in refuge. Due to relative flatness of the area within reach of the gage a rather large area becomes flooded. Damage is to crops and farm buildings.
1437.8 River flow no longer confined to one channel. Flow begins in channel 2 miles west and through various culverts that may be blocked in winter months.
1435.8 Right bank with heavy trees and brush subject to overflow.
(1) Souris River near Bantry-Downstream View
(2) Upstream view-with gage house.
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Latitude: 48.505556° N, Longitude: 100.434444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1440 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 1427.56 ft 1438.56 ft  

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