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Red River of the North at Drayton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 34.56 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.52 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.5 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.48 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.49 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.49 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 34.46 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.45 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.44 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.39 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.38 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.38 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.36 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.35 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.34 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.33 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.31 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.31 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.3 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.29 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.27 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.26 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.25 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.24 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.23 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.22 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.21 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.19 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.18 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.18 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.16 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.15 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.15 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.13 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.12 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.1 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.09 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.08 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.07 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.06 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.06 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34.01 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 34 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.97 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.98 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.97 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.94 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.93 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.89 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.92 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.91 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.9 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.88 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.87 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.86 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.85 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.83 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.82 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.79 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.79 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.76 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.76 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.75 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.74 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.73 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.71 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.7 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.67 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.67 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.65 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.64 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.63 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.63 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.6 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.6 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.56 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.55 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.51 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.51 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.49 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.48 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.46 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.45 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.43 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.43 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.4 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.33 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.32 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 33.27 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.26 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.25 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.23 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.21 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.2 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.19 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.18 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.15 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.14 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.13 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.12 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.1 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.09 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.08 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.05 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.04 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.03 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33.01 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 33 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.97 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.96 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.94 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.93 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.92 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.9 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.88 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.86 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.86 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.83 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.82 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.81 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.79 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.78 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.74 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.75 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.71 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.7 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.68 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.65 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.64 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.6 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.61 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.56 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.57 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.54 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.53 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.54 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.53 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.52 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.51 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.45 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.44 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.39 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.4 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.41 ft at 1:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.39 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.37 ft at 2:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.35 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.34 ft at 2:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.32 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.28 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.29 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.26 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.26 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.24 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.23 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.21 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.2 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.18 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.16 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.15 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.12 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.1 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.1 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.08 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.07 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.03 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 32.01 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.99 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.98 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.96 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.95 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.93 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.89 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.88 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.88 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.86 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.86 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.81 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.79 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.78 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.78 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.76 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.73 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.74 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 31.7 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.68 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.66 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.66 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.62 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.61 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.6 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.6 ft at 1:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.58 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.54 ft at 2:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.53 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.52 ft at 2:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.51 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.47 ft at 3:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.47 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.44 ft at 3:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.44 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.41 ft at 4:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.41 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.4 ft at 4:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.38 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.37 ft at 5:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.34 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.34 ft at 5:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.31 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.3 ft at 6:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.27 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.26 ft at 6:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.24 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.23 ft at 7:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.21 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.18 ft at 7:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.17 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.15 ft at 8:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.14 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.12 ft at 8:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.1 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.08 ft at 9:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.06 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.05 ft at 9:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.03 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 31.01 ft at 10:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.99 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.97 ft at 10:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.96 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.94 ft at 11:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.92 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.9 ft at 11:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.89 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.86 ft at 12:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.85 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.82 ft at 12:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.81 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.78 ft at 1:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.78 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.75 ft at 1:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.73 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.71 ft at 2:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.7 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.67 ft at 2:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.65 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.63 ft at 3:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.62 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.59 ft at 3:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.57 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.56 ft at 4:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.53 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.52 ft at 4:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.5 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.48 ft at 5:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.46 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.43 ft at 5:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.42 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.4 ft at 6:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.38 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.36 ft at 6:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.35 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.31 ft at 7:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.3 ft at 7:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.28 ft at 7:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.26 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.24 ft at 8:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.22 ft at 8:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 30.21 ft at 8:45PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 30 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 29.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 29.2 ft 1:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 28.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 28.4 ft 1:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 28 ft 7:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 27.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 27.2 ft 7:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 26.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 26.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 26.2 ft 1:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 25.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 25.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 25.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 25.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 24.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 24.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 29, 2014Forecast: 24.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 29, 2014Forecast: 24.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 29, 2014Forecast: 23.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 29, 2014Forecast: 23.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 30, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 7:00AM Apr 30, 2014Forecast: 23.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 30, 2014Forecast: 22.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 30, 2014Forecast: 22.6 ft 1:00AM May 01, 2014Forecast: 22.3 ft 7:00AM May 01, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDRTN8(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (9:32PM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:34AM Apr 24)Latest observed value: 30.21 ft at 8:45 PM CDT 24-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Red River of the North at Drayton 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:42
Moderate Flood Stage:38
Flood Stage:32
Action Stage:28

Historical Crests
(1) 45.55 ft on 04/24/1997
(2) 43.82 ft on 04/06/2009
(3) 43.66 ft on 04/28/1979
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Low Water Records
(1) 1.75 ft on 10/16/1936
(2) 12.10 ft on 10/13/1984
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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.
 
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47.2 Lowest elevation on the approaches to bridge (803.19' re NAVD88)
42 Major Flood Stage. General Urban Flood Damage to Drayton and its environs.
39 Rural road damages start.
38 Moderate Flood Stage.
32 Minor Flood Stage. Agricultural Damage starts.
28 Forecast Service Stage. Bankfull Stage.
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Latitude: 48.572222° N, Longitude: 97.147222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 32 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 755 ft 787 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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