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Willow Creek (ND) near Willow City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 5:45PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 6:00PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 6:15PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 6:30PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 6:45PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 7:00PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 7:15PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 7:30PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 7:45PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 8:00PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 8:15PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 8:30PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 8:45PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 9:00PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 9:15PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 9:30PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 9:45PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 10:00PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 10:15PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 10:30PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 10:45PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 11:00PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 11:15PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 11:30PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 11:45PM Oct 14, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 12:00AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 12:15AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 12:30AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 12:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:00AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 1:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:30AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1435.13 ft at 1:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 12:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 1:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 2:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 3:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 4:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 5:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 5:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 6:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 7:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 8:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 9:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 9:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 10:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 10:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.12 ft at 11:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 11:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 11:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 5:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 5:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 5:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 6:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 6:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 7:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 7:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 8:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 8:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 8:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 9:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 9:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 12:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 1:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 2:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 3:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 4:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 1435.11 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLCN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:30PM Oct 17, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 1435.11 ft at 5:00 PM CDT 17-Oct-2017. Flood Stage is 1442 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 Willow Creek (ND) near Willow City 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: 1448
Moderate Flood Stage: 1446
Flood Stage: 1442
Action Stage: 1441
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,446.96 ft on 04/12/1969
(2) 1,446.30 ft on 04/23/1979
(3) 1,446.14 ft on 04/04/1976
(4) 1,446.10 ft on 04/17/1974
(5) 1,445.97 ft on 07/11/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,440.73 ft on 05/08/2013
(2) 1,438.18 ft on 03/18/2012
(3) 1,445.44 ft on 04/12/2011
(4) 1,441.80 ft on 06/29/2010
(5) 1,444.57 ft on 04/12/2009
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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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1447 County roads are closed with 3 houses cut off per Emergency Manager.
1442.7 Overflow occurs on left bank.
1441.2 Water begins backing up into ravines and gets to top of road by gage.
1440.5 Creek out of banks in low spots north and west of gage. Water level just below top of culverts.
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(1) Willow Creek near Willow City-Upstream View
(2) Willow Creek near Willow City-Downstream View
(3) USGS gage house
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Latitude: 48.588889° N, Longitude: 100.441667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1442 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 1430 ft 1440 ft  

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