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James River near Grace City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.16 ft at 1:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.16 ft at 1:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.16 ft at 1:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:31AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:46AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:01AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:16AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 7:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 7:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 7:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:31AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:46AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:01PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:16PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 6:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:46PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:01PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:16PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:31PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:46AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:01AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:16AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:31AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:46AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:01PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:16PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:31PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 4:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 4:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 4:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 4:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 5:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 5:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 6:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 6:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 6:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 6:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 7:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 7:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 7:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 7:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 7:46PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:01PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:16PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:31PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 9:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.03 ft at 10:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.03 ft at 10:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:15PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:45PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 4:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 7:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 7:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 7:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 7:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 8:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 8:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 8:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 8:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 10:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 10:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 10:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 11:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 11:15AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 11:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 11:45AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 11:46AM Aug 05, 2020Highest Observation: 5.48 ft at 12:00PM Aug 05, 2020Highest Observation: 5.48 ft at 12:01PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:16PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 12:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 12:31PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 1:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:15PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:45PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:15PM Aug 05, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGCEN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:30PM Aug 5, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.99 ft at 8:15 PM CDT 5-Aug-2020. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the James River near Grace City 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: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.74 ft on 04/17/2009
(2) 17.54 ft on 04/11/2011
(3) 16.18 ft on 03/21/1996
(4) 14.77 ft on 04/03/1997
(5) 13.94 ft on 04/15/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.03 ft on 05/03/2013
(2) 5.24 ft on 04/01/2012
(3) 17.54 ft on 04/11/2011
(4) 11.80 ft on 04/03/2010
(5) 17.74 ft on 04/17/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.00 ft on 01/01/1969

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17.3 James River tops 82nd Ave NE bridge south of Grace City.
13 Left bank overflows.
11 Right bank overflows.
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(1) James River near Grace City-downstream view.
(2) Upstream view.
(3) USGS gage house.
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Latitude: 47.558056° N, Longitude: 98.862500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 1457.6 ft 1469.6 ft  

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