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Minnesota River at Granite Falls Stage (ft)Observed: 882.66 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.65 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 882.7 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.69 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.68 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.67 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.66 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.65 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 882.65 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.65 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.64 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.64 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.64 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.64 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.63 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.64 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.63 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.62 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.63 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.62 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.62 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.62 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.62 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.62 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.62 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.6 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.61 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.61 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.6 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.6 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.6 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.6 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.59 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.59 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.59 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.59 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.59 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.58 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.58 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.58 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.58 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.58 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.58 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.58 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.55 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.57 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.55 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.56 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.55 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.51 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.37 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.39 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.42 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.46 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.48 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.49 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.5 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.51 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.51 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.51 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.51 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.51 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.54 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 882.52 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 882.53 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2014GTEM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:45AM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 882.53 ft at 1:15 AM CDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 888.5 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Minnesota River at Granite Falls 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:896.5
Moderate Flood Stage:893.5
Flood Stage:888.5
Action Stage:886.5

Historical Crests
(1) 899.84 ft on 04/07/1997
(2) 896.54 ft on 04/12/1969
(3) 895.84 ft on 04/15/2001
(4) 894.64 ft on 04/10/1952
(5) 894.24 ft on 06/25/1919
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899.5 Flood waters begin to impact the Low Steel Bridge on Highway 212. NAVD88
893 Flood waters begin to affect 11th Ave west of Granite Falls...which impacts Bootlegger's Supper Club. NAVD88
892 Flood waters cause Highway 67...southeast of town to close. NAVD88
891.6 Flood waters begin to flow into the natural diversion that starts upstream of Granite Falls...and flows around the western and southern sections of the city. NAVD88
891.5 Flood waters begin to affect Highway 67 southeast of town. NAVD88
889.5 Flood waters begin to top the controlling bank at Highway 212. NAVD88
888.5 Flood waters begin to encroach the alley way along the river at the foot bridge. NAVD88
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(1) Looking Upriver
(2) Looking Downriver
(3) Gage Bridge
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Latitude: 44.805556° N, Longitude: 95.543889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 888.5 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 888.54 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available 888ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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River level elevation converted from NGVD29 to NAVD88 vertical datum reference on 11/29/2012, Flood Stages Crest history, Impacts were raised by 0.54 ft. Gauge Maintained by USGS
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