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Sheyenne River at Valley City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.59 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2021Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:00AM 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3.66 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 12:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 12:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 3:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 3:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 3:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 4:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 4:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 7:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 7:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 8:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 8:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 8:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 9:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 9:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 10:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 10:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 10:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 11:15AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 11:30AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 11:45AM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 12:15PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 12:30PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 12:45PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:15PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:30PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:15PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:30PM May 16, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 2:45PM May 16, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesVCRN8(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (4:04PM May 16, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.66 ft at 2:45 PM CDT 16-May-2021. Flood Stage is 15 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 Sheyenne River at Valley 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: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.69 ft on 04/13/2009
(2) 20.66 ft on 04/18/2011
(3) 20.00 ft on 04/01/1882
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.47 ft on 04/08/2020 (P)
(2) 15.24 ft on 10/22/2019
(3) 12.29 ft on 04/17/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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24 Top of I-94 bridge.
20.69 RECORD FLOOD. April 13, 2009.
20 Elevation of the top of the emergency dikes. Low steel in I-94 bridge.
18 Actions are taken to protect electrical distribution equipment.
17.2 The City of Valley City installs removable floodwalls in the University district.
17 MAJOR FLOOD. Levees and low spots are re-enforced.
16 MODERATE FLOOD. Storm drains are closed.
15 MINOR FLOOD. Actions are taken to protect the power plant.
14 Diking required to keep river in channel. Highway 10 in Valley City flooded.
12.5 ACTION STAGE/FLOOD SERVICE STAGE.
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Latitude: 46.915556° N, Longitude: 98.010556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 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 1200.44 ft 1215.44 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1199.27 ft 1214.27 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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