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Red River of the North near Hickson Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 11.14 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.18 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.18 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.18 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.18 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.18 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.2 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.2 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.2 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.2 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.2 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.21 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.21 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.21 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.21 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.21 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.21 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.22 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.23 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.23 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.23 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.23 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.25 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.25 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.25 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.25 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.27 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.27 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.27 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.28 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.28 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.28 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.29 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.29 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.29 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.29 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.3 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.29 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.3 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.3 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.3 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.31 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.31 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.31 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.32 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 11.32 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.32 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.32 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.33 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.33 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.33 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.35 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.35 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.35 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.35 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.36 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.36 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.36 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.36 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.38 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.46 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.46 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Observation: 11.46 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHICN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:17AM Dec 21, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 11.45 ft at 4:45 AM CST 21-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 30 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: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Red River of the North near Hickson 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: 38
Moderate Flood Stage: 34
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 28
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 39.04 ft on 03/26/2009
(2) 37.60 ft on 04/16/1997
(3) 37.15 ft on 04/07/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.89 ft on 04/29/2013
(2) 16.60 ft on 04/18/2012
(3) 37.15 ft on 04/07/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 10/26/1976

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38 Major Flood Stage
34 Moderate Flood Stage. Oxbow Golf Course begins sand bagging.
32 Water on bridge deck.
31 North Dakota Hwy 18 Bridge approach closed.
30 Minor Food Stage
28 Action Stage
27.9 Low Steel @ WW on Bridge.
8.69 Point of Zero Flow 1976.
1.7 Channel Bottom @ WW...Aug 2012.
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Latitude: 46.659722° N, Longitude: 96.795556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 30 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 Not Available Not Available  

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