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Red River of the North near Hickson Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 2:30PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 2:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 3:15PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 3:30PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 3:45PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 4:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 4:30PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 4:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 5:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 5:30PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 5:45PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 6:15PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 13.68 ft at 6:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 6:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 7:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 7:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 7:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 8:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 8:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 8:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 8:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 9:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 9:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 9:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 10:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 11:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 11:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 11:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 12:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 12:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 12:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 1:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 1:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 1:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 2:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 2:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 2:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 3:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 3:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 3:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 4:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 4:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 4:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 5:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 5:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 6:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 8:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 8:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 9:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 9:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 10:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 10:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 11:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 11:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.55 ft at 12:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.55 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.55 ft at 12:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.54 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.54 ft at 1:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.53 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.52 ft at 1:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.53 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.53 ft at 2:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.52 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 2:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 3:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.5 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.5 ft at 3:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.49 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.49 ft at 4:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.48 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.48 ft at 4:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.48 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 5:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 5:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 6:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 6:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 7:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.43 ft at 7:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.43 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 8:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 8:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.41 ft at 9:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.41 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 9:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 10:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.39 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 10:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.39 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 11:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 11:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 12:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 12:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 1:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 1:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 2:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 2:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.32 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 3:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 3:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 4:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 4:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 5:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 5:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 6:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 6:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 7:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 7:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 8:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.24 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 8:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.24 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.23 ft at 9:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.23 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.23 ft at 9:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.23 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.23 ft at 10:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.22 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.22 ft at 10:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.22 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.21 ft at 11:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.21 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.21 ft at 11:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.2 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.19 ft at 12:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.2 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.19 ft at 12:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.19 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.19 ft at 1:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.19 ft at 1:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 2:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.17 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 2:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.17 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 3:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.17 ft at 3:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 4:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 4:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.15 ft at 5:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.15 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.15 ft at 5:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 6:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.15 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 6:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 7:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.13 ft at 7:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.13 ft at 8:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.13 ft at 8:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.13 ft at 8:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 9:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 9:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 9:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.13 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 10:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 10:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 10:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 11:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 11:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 11:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 12:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 12:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 12:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 1:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 1:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 1:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 2:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 2:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 2:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 3:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 3:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 3:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 4:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 4:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 4:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 5:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 5:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 6:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 6:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 7:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 7:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 8:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 8:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 9:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 9:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 9:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 10:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 10:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 10:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 11:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 11:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 11:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 12:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.06 ft at 12:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 12:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.06 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 1:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.06 ft at 1:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 1:45PM Sep 16, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHICN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:17PM Sep 16, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 13.07 ft at 1:45 PM CDT 16-Sep-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: 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

Historical 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.

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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