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Willow Creek (ND) near Willow City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 11.54 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 2:45AM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 3:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 3:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 3:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 4:01AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 4:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 4:16AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 4:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 4:31AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 4:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 4:46AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 5:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 5:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 6:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 6:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 6:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 7:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 7:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 7:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 8:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 8:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 8:45AM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 9:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 9:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 9:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 9:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 10:15AM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 10:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 10:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 11:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 11:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 12:01PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 12:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 12:16PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 12:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 12:31PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 12:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 12:46PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 1:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 1:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 1:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 2:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 2:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 3:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 3:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 3:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 4:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 4:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 4:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 5:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 5:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 6:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 6:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 6:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 7:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 7:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 7:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 8:01PM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 8:15PM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 8:16PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:31PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:46PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 9:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 9:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 9:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 10:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 10:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 10:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 11:15PM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 12:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 12:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 1:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 1:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 1:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 2:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 2:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 2:30AM Jul 22, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 2:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 3:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 3:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 3:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 3:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 4:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 4:01AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 4:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 4:16AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 4:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 4:31AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 4:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 4:46AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 5:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 5:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 5:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 5:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 6:00AM Jul 22, 2014Highest Observation: 11.62 ft at 6:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 6:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 6:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 7:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 7:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 7:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 7:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 8:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 8:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 8:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 9:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 9:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 9:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 9:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 10:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 10:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 10:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 10:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 11:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 11:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 11:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 11:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 12:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 12:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 12:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 1:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 1:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 1:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 1:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 2:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 2:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 2:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 2:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 3:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 3:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 3:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 3:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.57 ft at 4:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 4:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 4:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 4:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 5:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 5:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 5:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 5:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 6:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 6:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 6:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 7:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 7:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 7:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 7:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 8:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 8:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 8:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 8:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 9:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 9:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 9:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 9:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 10:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 10:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 10:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 10:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 11:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 11:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 11:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 11:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 12:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 12:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 12:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 12:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 1:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 1:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 1:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 1:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 2:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 2:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 2:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 2:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 3:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 3:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 3:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 3:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 4:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 4:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 4:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 4:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 5:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 5:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 5:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 5:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 6:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 6:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 6:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 6:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 7:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 7:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 7:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 7:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 8:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 8:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 8:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 9:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 9:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 9:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 9:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 10:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 10:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 10:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 10:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 11:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 11:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 11:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 11:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.47 ft at 12:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 12:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 12:16PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 12:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 12:31PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 12:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 12:46PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 1:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 1:01PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 1:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 1:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 1:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 2:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 2:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 2:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 2:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 3:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 3:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 3:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 3:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 4:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.35 ft at 4:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 4:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 4:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 5:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 5:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 5:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 5:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 6:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 6:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 6:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.36 ft at 7:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.36 ft at 7:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 7:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 7:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 11.4 ft 1:00AM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 11.3 ft 7:00AM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 11.3 ft 1:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 11.3 ft 7:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 11.2 ft 1:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 11.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 11.2 ft 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 11.1 ft 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 11.1 ft 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 11 ft 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 11 ft 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 10.9 ft 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLCN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:00PM Jul 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:50AM Jul 23)Latest observed value: 11.38 ft at 8:00 PM CDT 23-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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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: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
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.50 ft on 01/01/1980
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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.
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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 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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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
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