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Missouri River at Fort Randall Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 1356.18 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 1356.17 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 1356.21 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 1356.23 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 1356.28 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 1356.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.32 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.29 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.25 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.23 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.23 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.25 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.19 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.16 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.12 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.13 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.19 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.22 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.21 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.22 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.23 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.27 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.32 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.38 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.4 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2017Highest Observation: 1356.43 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2017Highest Observation: 1356.43 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.41 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 1356.41 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2017Highest Observation: 1356.43 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.4 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.37 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.35 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.34 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.32 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.28 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.25 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.19 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.16 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.12 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.11 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.06 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.03 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.03 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.1 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.1 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.09 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.08 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.07 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.07 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.03 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1356.02 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1356 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.88 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.84 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.84 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.83 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.8 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.77 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.71 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.68 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.57 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.56 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.48 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.39 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.42 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.43 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.45 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.46 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.49 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.53 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.52 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.48 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.45 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 1355.42 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.42 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.4 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.4 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.45 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.46 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.42 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.43 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.38 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.63 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.64 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.76 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.75 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.68 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.72 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.7 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.72 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.77 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.76 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.81 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.83 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.83 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.84 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2017Observed: 1355.83 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.9 ft at 1:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.89 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.87 ft at 3:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.87 ft at 4:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.87 ft at 5:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.86 ft at 6:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.86 ft at 7:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.83 ft at 8:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.81 ft at 9:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.79 ft at 10:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.84 ft at 11:00AM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.84 ft at 12:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.92 ft at 1:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1355.97 ft at 2:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356 ft at 3:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.03 ft at 4:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.02 ft at 5:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.03 ft at 6:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 7:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 8:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.13 ft at 9:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.15 ft at 10:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.18 ft at 11:00PM Apr 25, 2017Observed: 1356.22 ft at 1:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.22 ft at 3:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.18 ft at 4:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.18 ft at 5:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.16 ft at 6:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.13 ft at 7:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.21 ft at 9:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.18 ft at 10:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.23 ft at 11:00AM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.21 ft at 12:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.12 ft at 1:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.12 ft at 2:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 3:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 4:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.06 ft at 5:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.12 ft at 6:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.09 ft at 7:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.07 ft at 8:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.07 ft at 9:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.09 ft at 10:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.12 ft at 11:00PM Apr 26, 2017Observed: 1356.09 ft at 12:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.17 ft at 1:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.16 ft at 2:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.09 ft at 3:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.07 ft at 4:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.1 ft at 5:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.1 ft at 6:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.06 ft at 7:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.02 ft at 8:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1355.94 ft at 9:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1355.96 ft at 10:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.01 ft at 11:00AM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356 ft at 12:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356 ft at 1:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.03 ft at 2:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 3:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.03 ft at 4:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 5:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.07 ft at 6:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.09 ft at 7:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.12 ft at 8:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.13 ft at 9:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.15 ft at 10:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.15 ft at 11:00PM Apr 27, 2017Observed: 1356.15 ft at 12:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.17 ft at 1:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.18 ft at 2:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.13 ft at 3:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.14 ft at 4:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.14 ft at 5:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.15 ft at 6:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.1 ft at 7:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.07 ft at 8:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.05 ft at 9:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.09 ft at 10:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.16 ft at 11:00AM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.19 ft at 12:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.2 ft at 1:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.2 ft at 2:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.2 ft at 3:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.22 ft at 4:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.23 ft at 5:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.28 ft at 6:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.31 ft at 7:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.29 ft at 8:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.33 ft at 9:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.34 ft at 10:00PM Apr 28, 2017Observed: 1356.34 ft at 12:00AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 1356.15 ft at 12:00AM Apr 30, 2017FRDS2(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (1:19PM Apr 30, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 1356.15 ft at 12:00 AM CDT 30-Apr-2017.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Missouri River at Fort Randall Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 1373
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,374.04 ft on 07/11/2011
(2) 1,372.17 ft on 05/07/1997
(3) 1,368.10 ft on 06/01/2010
(4) 1,367.76 ft on 06/01/1995
(5) 1,366.50 ft on 06/01/1967
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,357.69 ft on 06/21/2014
(2) 1,374.04 ft on 07/11/2011
(3) 1,368.10 ft on 06/01/2010
(4) 1,358.40 ft on 05/01/2009
(5) 1,362.10 ft on 06/01/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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1395 Elevation of the top of the dam.
1379.3 Elevation at maximum spillway design discharge capacity.
1375 Maximum capacity of the reservoir. Water reaches the top of the boat ramps at North Point, Prairie Dog Bay, and South Shore.
1371 Water reaches the top of the boat ramps at Joe Day Bay and North Wheeler.
1368 Water reaches the top of the boat ramp at Whetstone Bay B.
1365 Normal maximum reservoir level. Water reaches the top of the boat ramps at South Scalp #1, Platte Creek and Pease Creek
1362 Water reaches the top of the boat ramp at White Swan.
1361 Water reaches the top of the boat ramps at North Point, North Bay and St. Francis Bay, as well as South Wheeler.
1360 The boat ramps at Randall Creek recreation area and the spillway lakeside use area below the dam are closed.
1358 Water reaches the top of the boat ramp at Whetstone Bay A.
1350 Base flood control elevation.
1346 Spillway crest elevation.
1310 Inactive storage elevation.
1227 Dead storage elevation.
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Latitude: 43.068056° N, Longitude: 98.554167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available 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
Other 0 ft 1375 ft  

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