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Red River above Red River Lock 1 Pool (ft)Observed: 40.39 ft at 7:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 40.46 ft at 8:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 9:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 40.57 ft at 10:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 40.61 ft at 11:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 40.75 ft at 12:00AM Sep 11, 2019Highest Observation: 40.81 ft at 1:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.7 ft at 2:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.69 ft at 3:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.7 ft at 4:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.68 ft at 5:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.64 ft at 6:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.6 ft at 7:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.58 ft at 8:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.56 ft at 9:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 10:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.37 ft at 2:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.32 ft at 3:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.32 ft at 4:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.3 ft at 5:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.27 ft at 6:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.25 ft at 7:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.23 ft at 8:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.27 ft at 9:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.26 ft at 10:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.28 ft at 11:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 40.29 ft at 12:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.33 ft at 1:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 2:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.37 ft at 3:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.43 ft at 4:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 5:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.52 ft at 6:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.56 ft at 7:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.6 ft at 8:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.65 ft at 9:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 10:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.64 ft at 11:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.62 ft at 12:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.63 ft at 1:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.59 ft at 2:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.58 ft at 3:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.57 ft at 4:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.56 ft at 5:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 6:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 7:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 8:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.51 ft at 9:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 10:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.47 ft at 11:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 12:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 1:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 2:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 3:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.5 ft at 4:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 5:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.5 ft at 6:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.45 ft at 8:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.51 ft at 9:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.46 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.5 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 12:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 1:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.5 ft at 2:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.51 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.52 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.55 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.56 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.58 ft at 8:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.59 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.59 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.57 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 40.56 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.55 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.47 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.44 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.41 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.38 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.35 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.45 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.49 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.44 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.37 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.46 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.4 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.56 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.6 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.66 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.7 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.73 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.57 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 40.6 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.61 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.58 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.61 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.6 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.61 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.6 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.65 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.58 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.56 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.57 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.53 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.45 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.4 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.33 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.35 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.33 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.33 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.34 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.41 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.45 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.47 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.5 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.55 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.59 ft at 2:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.69 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.69 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.74 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.74 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.69 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.64 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.63 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.61 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.57 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.52 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.5 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.42 ft at 3:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.38 ft at 4:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.33 ft at 5:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.41 ft at 6:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.45 ft at 7:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.38 ft at 8:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.41 ft at 9:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.44 ft at 10:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.39 ft at 11:00AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.45 ft at 12:00PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.46 ft at 1:00PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.47 ft at 2:00PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.54 ft at 3:00PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.61 ft at 4:00PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 40.58 ft at 5:00PM Sep 17, 2019USACERRAL1(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (6:38PM Sep 17, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 40.58 ft at 5:00 PM CDT 17-Sep-2019. Flood Stage is 53 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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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: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Red River above Red River Lock 1. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

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Upstream Gauge - above Red River Lock 2 Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Acme
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 53
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 58.33 ft on 03/21/2016
(2) 56.00 ft on 05/11/1991
(3) 54.10 ft on 05/21/1990
(4) 53.52 ft on 06/14/2015
(5) 53.01 ft on 01/18/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 58.33 ft on 03/21/2016
(2) 53.01 ft on 01/18/2016
(3) 53.52 ft on 06/14/2015
(4) 40.88 ft on 04/07/2014
(5) 43.43 ft on 08/26/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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50.2 Water at stage reached on 1/8/1988
46.1 Water at stage reached on 3/29/1985
40 Normal pool stage
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Latitude: 31.251455° N, Longitude: 91.959772° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 53 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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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 Not Available Not Available  

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