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Red River of the North at Drayton Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 13.01 ft at 8:00PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 13 ft at 8:15PM Nov 29, 2020Highest Observation: 13.01 ft at 8:30PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 8:45PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 9:00PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 13 ft at 9:15PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 13 ft at 9:30PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 13 ft at 9:45PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 10:00PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 10:15PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 13 ft at 10:30PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 10:45PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 11:00PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 11:15PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.98 ft at 11:30PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 11:45PM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 12.98 ft at 12:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.98 ft at 12:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.98 ft at 12:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.97 ft at 12:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.97 ft at 1:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.97 ft at 1:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.95 ft at 1:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.95 ft at 1:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.96 ft at 2:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.95 ft at 2:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.95 ft at 2:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.95 ft at 2:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.94 ft at 3:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.95 ft at 3:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.93 ft at 3:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.94 ft at 3:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.94 ft at 4:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.93 ft at 4:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.94 ft at 4:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.94 ft at 4:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.94 ft at 5:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.93 ft at 5:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.94 ft at 5:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 5:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 6:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 6:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.93 ft at 6:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.93 ft at 6:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 7:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 7:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 7:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 7:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 8:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 8:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 8:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 8:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 9:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 9:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 9:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 9:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 10:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 10:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 10:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 10:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 11:00AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 11:15AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 11:30AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 11:45AM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 12:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 12:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 12:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 12:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 1:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 1:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 1:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 1:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 2:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 2:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 2:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 2:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 3:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 3:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 3:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 3:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 4:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 4:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 4:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 4:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.88 ft at 5:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 5:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.91 ft at 5:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.9 ft at 5:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 6:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.88 ft at 6:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.88 ft at 6:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.88 ft at 6:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 7:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.88 ft at 7:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.87 ft at 7:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.89 ft at 7:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.87 ft at 8:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.87 ft at 8:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.88 ft at 8:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.86 ft at 8:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.86 ft at 9:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.87 ft at 9:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.86 ft at 9:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.86 ft at 9:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.87 ft at 10:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.85 ft at 10:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.86 ft at 10:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.83 ft at 10:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.84 ft at 11:00PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.84 ft at 11:15PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.83 ft at 11:30PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 11:45PM Nov 30, 2020Observed: 12.83 ft at 12:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.83 ft at 12:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 12:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 12:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 1:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 1:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 1:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 1:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 2:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 2:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 2:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 2:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.77 ft at 3:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.77 ft at 3:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.77 ft at 3:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.76 ft at 4:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.76 ft at 4:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 4:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 4:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 5:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 5:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 5:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 5:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 6:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 6:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 6:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 6:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 7:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 7:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 7:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 7:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 8:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 8:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 8:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 8:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 9:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.7 ft at 9:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.7 ft at 9:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 9:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 10:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.7 ft at 10:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 10:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 10:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 12:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 12:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 12:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 12:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 3:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 3:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 3:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 3:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 4:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 4:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 4:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 4:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 5:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 5:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 5:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 5:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 6:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 6:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 6:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 6:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 7:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 7:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 7:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 7:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 8:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 8:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 8:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 8:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 9:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 9:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.76 ft at 9:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 9:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 10:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 10:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 10:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 10:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 11:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 11:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 11:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 11:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 12:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 12:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 12:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 12:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 1:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 1:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 1:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 1:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 2:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 2:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 2:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 2:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 3:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 3:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 3:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 3:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 4:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 4:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 4:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 4:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 5:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 5:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 5:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.7 ft at 5:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 6:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 6:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 6:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 6:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.7 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 7:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 7:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 7:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.7 ft at 8:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 8:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 8:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.7 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 9:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 9:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 9:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 10:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 10:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 10:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 11:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 11:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 11:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 12:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 12:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 12:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 1:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 1:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 1:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 2:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 2:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 2:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 3:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 3:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 3:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 4:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 4:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 4:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 5:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 5:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 5:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 6:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.68 ft at 6:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 6:45PM Dec 02, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDRTN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:48PM Dec 2, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 12.67 ft at 6:45 PM CST 2-Dec-2020. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice during winter months.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Red River of the North at Drayton 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: 42
Moderate Flood Stage: 38
Flood Stage: 32
Action Stage: 28
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 45.55 ft on 04/24/1997
(2) 43.82 ft on 04/06/2009
(3) 43.66 ft on 04/28/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 39.84 ft on 10/24/2019 (P)
(2) 42.46 ft on 04/20/2019 (P)
(3) 34.53 ft on 04/28/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.75 ft on 10/16/1936
(2) 12.10 ft on 10/13/1984

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47.2 Highway ND 66 and MN 11 bridge approaches overtopped.
42 MAJOR FLOOD. General urban flood damage to the city of Drayton.
41.3 MN 175 bridge (north of Drayton and south of Pembina) approaches flood (MN DOT).
39 Rural road damages begin.
38 MODERATE FLOOD.
32 MINOR FLOOD. Agricultural damage begins.
28 ACTION STAGE/FORECAST SERVICE STAGE.
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Latitude: 48.572222° N, Longitude: 97.147222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 32 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 756.05 ft 788.05 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 755.00 ft 787.00 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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