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Souris River near Sherwood Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1607.51 ft at 1:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 1:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 1:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 1:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 2:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 2:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 2:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 2:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 3:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 3:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 3:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 3:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 4:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 4:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 4:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 4:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 5:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 5:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.5 ft at 5:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.49 ft at 5:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.49 ft at 6:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.49 ft at 6:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.49 ft at 6:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.49 ft at 6:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.49 ft at 7:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.49 ft at 7:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 7:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 7:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 8:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 8:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 8:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 8:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 9:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 9:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 9:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 9:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 10:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 10:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 10:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 10:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 11:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 11:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 11:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 11:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 12:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 12:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 12:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 12:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 2:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 2:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 2:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 2:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 3:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 3:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 3:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 3:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 1607.44 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.44 ft at 10:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.45 ft at 10:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.45 ft at 10:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.45 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.45 ft at 11:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.45 ft at 11:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 11:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 12:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 12:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 12:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 1:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 2:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 2:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 2:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 2:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 4:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 4:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 4:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 5:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 5:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 5:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 5:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 6:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.46 ft at 6:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 6:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 7:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 7:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.47 ft at 7:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.48 ft at 7:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 10:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.51 ft at 10:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.52 ft at 10:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.52 ft at 10:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.53 ft at 11:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.53 ft at 11:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.54 ft at 11:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.55 ft at 11:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.55 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.56 ft at 12:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.56 ft at 12:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.57 ft at 12:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.57 ft at 1:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.58 ft at 1:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.59 ft at 1:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.59 ft at 1:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.6 ft at 2:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.61 ft at 2:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.61 ft at 2:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.62 ft at 2:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.62 ft at 3:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.63 ft at 3:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.64 ft at 3:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.64 ft at 3:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.65 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.65 ft at 4:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.66 ft at 4:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.66 ft at 4:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.66 ft at 5:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.67 ft at 5:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.67 ft at 5:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.68 ft at 5:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.68 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.69 ft at 6:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.69 ft at 6:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.7 ft at 6:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.7 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.71 ft at 7:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.71 ft at 7:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.72 ft at 7:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.73 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.73 ft at 8:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.74 ft at 8:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.75 ft at 8:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.76 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.76 ft at 9:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.77 ft at 9:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.77 ft at 9:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.78 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.78 ft at 10:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.79 ft at 10:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.79 ft at 10:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.8 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.8 ft at 11:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.81 ft at 11:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.81 ft at 11:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 1607.82 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.82 ft at 12:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.83 ft at 12:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.84 ft at 12:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.84 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.84 ft at 1:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.84 ft at 1:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.85 ft at 1:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.85 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.86 ft at 2:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.86 ft at 2:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.86 ft at 2:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.86 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.86 ft at 3:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.87 ft at 3:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.87 ft at 3:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.87 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.87 ft at 4:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.88 ft at 4:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.88 ft at 4:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.88 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.89 ft at 5:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.89 ft at 5:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.89 ft at 5:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.89 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.9 ft at 6:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.9 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.9 ft at 6:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.9 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.91 ft at 7:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.91 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.91 ft at 7:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.92 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.92 ft at 8:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.92 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.92 ft at 8:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.92 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.92 ft at 9:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.92 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.93 ft at 9:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.93 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.93 ft at 10:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.93 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.94 ft at 10:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.94 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.94 ft at 11:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 11:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 12:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 12:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 1:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 1:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 2:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 2:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 3:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 3:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 4:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 4:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 4:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 5:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 5:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 5:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 6:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 6:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 6:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 7:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 7:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 7:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 8:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.95 ft at 8:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 8:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 8:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 9:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 9:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 9:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 9:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 10:00PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Observation: 1607.97 ft at 10:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: 1607.96 ft at 10:30PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Observation: 1607.97 ft at 10:45PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Observation: 1607.97 ft at 11:00PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Observation: 1607.97 ft at 11:15PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Observation: 1607.97 ft at 11:30PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Observation: 1607.97 ft at 11:45PM Dec 09, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSHWN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:45AM Dec 10, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 1607.97 ft at 11:45 PM CST 9-Dec-2016. Flood Stage is 1623 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Souris River near Sherwood 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: 1630
Moderate Flood Stage: 1625
Flood Stage: 1623
Action Stage: 1622
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,633.15 ft on 06/23/2011
(2) 1,630.79 ft on 04/01/1904
(3) 1,630.14 ft on 04/10/1976
(4) 1,629.71 ft on 04/11/1969
(5) 1,628.94 ft on 04/30/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,626.37 ft on 04/12/2013
(2) 1,611.91 ft on 03/15/2012
(3) 1,633.15 ft on 06/23/2011
(4) 1,611.96 ft on 03/21/2010
(5) 1,617.69 ft on 04/19/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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1630 Major flooding occurs at this stage. The entire valley becomes covered with water.
1628 Farmhouse at gage site is affected by water.
1625 Farms from Sherwood 15W to the northern edge of the upper Souris Wildlife Refuge will flood.
1623.8 Water over 95th Street on the northwest side of Mouse River Park.
1622 Flood water starts to affect farmstead by gage.
Photos
(1) Souris River near Sherwood-Upstream View
(2) Downstream View
(3) Gage House
(4) Souris River @ bridge just downstream of gage-US view
(5) Downstream view at bridge.
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Latitude: 48.990000° N, Longitude: 101.957778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1623 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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 1603.73 ft 1621.73 ft  

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