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Willow Creek (ND) near Willow City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 10:45PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 11:00PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 11:15PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 11:30PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 11:45PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 12:00AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 12:15AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 12:30AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 12:45AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 1:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:45AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:15AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 6:45AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 7:15AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 7:45AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 8:15AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 8:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:01AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:16AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:31AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:46AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:01PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:16PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:31PM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 5:46PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 10:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 4:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 7:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 7:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 6:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 11:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 11:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 11:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 1:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 1:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 1:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:16PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:31PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:46PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:01PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLCN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:30PM Nov 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.31 ft at 10:00 PM CST 22-Nov-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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.53 ft on 05/08/2013
(2) 7.98 ft on 03/18/2012
(3) 15.24 ft on 04/12/2011
(4) 11.60 ft on 06/29/2010
(5) 14.37 ft on 04/12/2009
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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)
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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