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Snake River (NW MN) at Alvarado Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 100.14 ft at 7:15PM Jul 12, 2019Highest Observation: 100.14 ft at 7:30PM Jul 12, 2019Highest Observation: 100.14 ft at 7:45PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.13 ft at 8:00PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.13 ft at 8:15PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.13 ft at 8:30PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.13 ft at 8:45PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.12 ft at 9:00PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.12 ft at 9:15PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.12 ft at 9:30PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.11 ft at 9:45PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.11 ft at 10:00PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.11 ft at 10:15PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.11 ft at 10:30PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.1 ft at 10:45PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.1 ft at 11:00PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.09 ft at 11:15PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.09 ft at 11:30PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.08 ft at 11:45PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 100.08 ft at 12:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.08 ft at 12:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.07 ft at 12:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.07 ft at 12:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.07 ft at 1:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.06 ft at 1:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.06 ft at 1:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.05 ft at 1:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.05 ft at 2:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.05 ft at 2:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.04 ft at 2:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.04 ft at 2:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.03 ft at 3:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.02 ft at 3:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.03 ft at 3:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.02 ft at 3:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.02 ft at 4:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100.01 ft at 4:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100 ft at 4:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100 ft at 4:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 100 ft at 5:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.99 ft at 5:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.99 ft at 5:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.98 ft at 5:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.97 ft at 6:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.97 ft at 6:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.97 ft at 6:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.96 ft at 6:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.96 ft at 7:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.95 ft at 7:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.94 ft at 7:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.94 ft at 7:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.93 ft at 8:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.93 ft at 8:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.92 ft at 8:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.91 ft at 8:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.91 ft at 9:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.91 ft at 9:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.9 ft at 9:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.89 ft at 9:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.89 ft at 10:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.88 ft at 10:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.87 ft at 10:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.86 ft at 10:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.86 ft at 11:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.86 ft at 11:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.85 ft at 11:30AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.84 ft at 11:45AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.83 ft at 12:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.83 ft at 12:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.82 ft at 12:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.82 ft at 12:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.81 ft at 1:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.81 ft at 1:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.79 ft at 1:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.79 ft at 1:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.78 ft at 2:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.77 ft at 2:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.77 ft at 2:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.76 ft at 2:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.75 ft at 3:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.75 ft at 3:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.74 ft at 3:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.73 ft at 3:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.72 ft at 4:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.72 ft at 4:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.71 ft at 4:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.7 ft at 4:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.69 ft at 5:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.69 ft at 5:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.68 ft at 5:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.67 ft at 5:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.66 ft at 6:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.65 ft at 6:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.65 ft at 6:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.64 ft at 6:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.63 ft at 7:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.62 ft at 7:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.62 ft at 7:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.61 ft at 7:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.6 ft at 8:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.59 ft at 8:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.59 ft at 8:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.57 ft at 8:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.57 ft at 9:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.56 ft at 9:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.55 ft at 9:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.54 ft at 9:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.54 ft at 10:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.53 ft at 10:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.52 ft at 10:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.52 ft at 10:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.5 ft at 11:00PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.5 ft at 11:15PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.49 ft at 11:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.48 ft at 11:45PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 99.48 ft at 12:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.47 ft at 12:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.46 ft at 12:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.46 ft at 12:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.45 ft at 1:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.44 ft at 1:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.43 ft at 1:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.42 ft at 1:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.41 ft at 2:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.41 ft at 2:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.4 ft at 2:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.39 ft at 2:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.38 ft at 3:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.38 ft at 3:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.36 ft at 3:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.36 ft at 3:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.35 ft at 4:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.35 ft at 4:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.34 ft at 4:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.33 ft at 4:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.32 ft at 5:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.31 ft at 5:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.31 ft at 5:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.3 ft at 5:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.29 ft at 6:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.28 ft at 6:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.28 ft at 6:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.27 ft at 6:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.26 ft at 7:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.25 ft at 7:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.24 ft at 7:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.23 ft at 7:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.22 ft at 8:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.22 ft at 8:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.21 ft at 8:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.2 ft at 8:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.19 ft at 9:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.18 ft at 9:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.17 ft at 9:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.17 ft at 9:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.15 ft at 10:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.15 ft at 10:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.14 ft at 10:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.13 ft at 10:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.12 ft at 11:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.11 ft at 11:15AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.11 ft at 11:30AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.1 ft at 11:45AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.09 ft at 12:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.08 ft at 12:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.07 ft at 12:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.07 ft at 12:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.06 ft at 1:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.05 ft at 1:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.04 ft at 1:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.04 ft at 1:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.03 ft at 2:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.01 ft at 2:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99.01 ft at 2:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 99 ft at 2:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.99 ft at 3:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.98 ft at 3:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.97 ft at 3:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.97 ft at 3:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.96 ft at 4:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.95 ft at 4:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.95 ft at 4:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.94 ft at 4:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.93 ft at 5:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.92 ft at 5:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.91 ft at 5:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.9 ft at 5:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.89 ft at 6:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.89 ft at 6:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.88 ft at 6:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.87 ft at 6:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.86 ft at 7:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.85 ft at 7:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.85 ft at 7:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.83 ft at 7:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.83 ft at 8:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.82 ft at 8:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.81 ft at 8:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.8 ft at 8:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.79 ft at 9:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.78 ft at 9:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.78 ft at 9:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.77 ft at 9:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.76 ft at 10:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.75 ft at 10:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.74 ft at 10:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.73 ft at 10:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.72 ft at 11:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.72 ft at 11:15PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.71 ft at 11:30PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.7 ft at 11:45PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 98.69 ft at 12:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.69 ft at 12:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.68 ft at 12:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.67 ft at 12:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.66 ft at 1:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.66 ft at 1:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.65 ft at 1:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.63 ft at 1:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.63 ft at 2:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.62 ft at 2:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.61 ft at 2:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.6 ft at 2:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.59 ft at 3:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.58 ft at 3:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.57 ft at 3:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.57 ft at 3:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.56 ft at 4:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.55 ft at 4:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.55 ft at 4:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.53 ft at 4:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.52 ft at 5:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.51 ft at 5:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.51 ft at 5:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.5 ft at 5:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.49 ft at 6:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.48 ft at 6:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.47 ft at 6:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.46 ft at 6:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.45 ft at 7:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.44 ft at 7:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.43 ft at 7:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.43 ft at 7:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.42 ft at 8:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.41 ft at 8:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.4 ft at 8:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.39 ft at 8:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.38 ft at 9:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.37 ft at 9:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.38 ft at 9:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.45 ft at 9:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.48 ft at 10:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.49 ft at 10:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.48 ft at 10:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.47 ft at 10:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.46 ft at 11:00AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.44 ft at 11:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.43 ft at 11:30AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.42 ft at 11:45AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.41 ft at 12:00PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.4 ft at 12:15PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.39 ft at 12:30PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.38 ft at 12:45PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.37 ft at 1:00PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.36 ft at 1:15PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.35 ft at 1:30PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.34 ft at 1:45PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.34 ft at 2:00PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.32 ft at 2:15PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.31 ft at 2:30PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.29 ft at 2:45PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.29 ft at 3:00PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.28 ft at 3:15PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.26 ft at 3:30PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.25 ft at 3:45PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.24 ft at 4:00PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.23 ft at 4:15PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.22 ft at 4:30PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.21 ft at 4:45PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.2 ft at 5:00PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.18 ft at 5:15PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 98.18 ft at 5:30PM Jul 15, 2019Minnesota DNRALVM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:03PM Jul 15, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 98.18 ft at 5:30 PM CDT 15-Jul-2019. Flood Stage is 106 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 Snake River (NW MN) at Alvarado 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: 110
Moderate Flood Stage: 108
Flood Stage: 106
Action Stage: 105
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 110.88 ft on 04/20/1997
(2) 110.84 ft on 04/20/1979 (P)
(3) 110.34 ft on 03/01/1966 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 104.10 ft on 07/21/2016
(2) 101.57 ft on 05/18/2015
(3) 106.30 ft on 04/16/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 93.60 ft on 10/30/1979

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116 Water level reaches First Avenue.
114.6 Top of the levee elevation at gage...814.84 feet.
114 Water level reaches Highway 1.
113 Highway 220 is underwater. Sandbagging begins on South Road.
112.5 Water levels reaches East Railroad.
112 Water levels reach West Railroad.
111 Flooding begins in unprotected areas of Alvarado.
110 Major Flood Stage...110 feet...flooding between Hwy 1 and railroad grade due to backwater. Inspections of the dike begin.
108 Moderate Flood Stage and overland sheet flooding of local agricultural land.
106 Flood Warning Stage...Minor.Storm sewer flood gates are closed.
105 Forecast Service Stage.
104 Gatewell "B" elevation...804.24 feet.
103 Gatewell "A" elevation...803.24 feet.
93.36 Channel bottom...793.6 feet MSL.
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Latitude: 48.195000° N, Longitude: 97.005556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 106 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 700 ft 806 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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