Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 
Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Willow Creek near Willow City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.96 ft at 5:01AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:16AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 12:31PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 12:46PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 1:01PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 1:16PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 4:31AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 4:46AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 5:01AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 5:16AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.18 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.2 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.24 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.25 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.22 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.26 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.26 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.26 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.28 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.26 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.26 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.28 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.24 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.28 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.25 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.32 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.32 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.34 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.34 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.37 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.37 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.32 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.37 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.32 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.39 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.37 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.37 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.39 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.39 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.39 ft at 4:46AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.4 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.4 ft at 5:01AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.37 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.37 ft at 5:16AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.41 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.41 ft at 5:31AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.4 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.43 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.43 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.44 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.41 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.43 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.41 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.41 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.44 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.4 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.45 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.45 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.43 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.46 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.44 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 12:46PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 1:01PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 1:16PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 1:31PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.45 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.43 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.44 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.49 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.49 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.46 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.49 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.52 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.49 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.52 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.52 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.56 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.52 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.4 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.49 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.56 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.56 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 10.58 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.56 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 10.58 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.55 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.56 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 10.58 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.57 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.57 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 10.55 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 10.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 10.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 10.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 10.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLCN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:00AM Apr 17, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:46AM Apr 16)Latest observed value: 10.55 ft at 4:00 AM CDT 17-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (CDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
Metadata
NOTE: Forecasts for the Willow Creek near Willow City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
Return to Area Map
 
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:16
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:9

Historical Crests
(1) 16.76 ft on 04/12/1969
(2) 16.10 ft on 04/23/1979
(3) 15.94 ft on 04/04/1976
(4) 15.90 ft on 04/17/1974
(5) 15.77 ft on 07/11/2005
Show More Historical Crests

Low Water Records
(1) 4.50 ft on 01/01/1980
Zoom Level: 16
Gauge Location
Disclaimer
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.
 
Flood Impacts & Photos Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
15.8 County roads are closed, 3 houses cut off, per Emergency Manager.
11.5 Overflow occurs on left bank.
10 Water begins backing up into ravines and gets to top of road by gage.
9.3 Creek out of banks in low spots north and west of gage. Water level just below top of culverts.
Photos
(1) Willow Creek near Willow City-Upstream View
(2) Willow Creek near Willow City-Downstream View
(3) USGS gage house
About This Location Collapse

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 10 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  

Current/Historical Observations:

Additional Information Collapse
How low could the river get?
Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Bismarck Weather Forecast Office
2301 University Drive, Building 27
Bismarck, ND 58502-1016
(701) 250-4224
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 8-Apr-2014 7:37 AM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities