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Sauk River at St. Cloud Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 3:00AM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 3:15AM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 3:30AM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 3:45AM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 4:00AM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 4:15AM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 4:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 5:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 5:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 6:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:15AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:45AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 6:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 6:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:10PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:25PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:40PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:55PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:15PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:45PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:15AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:45AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:10PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:25PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:40PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:55PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15AM Jul 03, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSTCM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:46AM Jul 3, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.15 ft at 1:15 AM CDT 3-Jul-2015. Flood Stage is 6 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 Sauk River at St. Cloud 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: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 10.68 ft on 04/13/1965
(2) 8.72 ft on 04/06/1997
(3) 8.19 ft on 03/27/2009
(4) 8.08 ft on 04/14/2001
(5) 7.96 ft on 04/11/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.00 ft on 06/05/2014
(2) 5.40 ft on 07/01/2013 (P)
(3) 6.60 ft on 07/20/2011
(4) 6.14 ft on 04/11/2011 (P)
(5) 6.85 ft on 03/18/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.05 ft on 11/25/1936
(2) 0.15 ft on 07/12/1988
(3) 0.30 ft on 06/24/1988
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6 Very low roadways may be impacted from Richmond to St. Cloud; water reaching foundations of a few homes.
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(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Upstream 2
(3) Looking Across River
(4) Looking Downriver
(5) Looking Downriver 2
(6) Looking Downriver 3
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Latitude: 45.559722° N, Longitude: 94.233333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6 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 1034.63 ft 1040.63 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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